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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 di·a·be·tes /ˌdaɪəˈbitiz, ˈbitəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 di·a·be·tes /ˌdaɪəˈbɪtɪz, ˈbɪtəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 di·a·be·tes n.  Med. Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to diabetes mellitus. The most common form is diabetes mellitus, in which the urine is not only increased in quantity, but contains saccharine matter, and the condition if untreated is generally fatal.
 Diabetes mellitus [NL., sweet diabetes], that form of diabetes in which the urine contains saccharine matter.
 Diabetes insipidus [NL., lit., diabetes], the form of diabetes in which the urine contains no abnormal constituent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive
          urination and persistent thirst