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di·a·be·tes

diabetes

 
pronunciation:
daI bi tis [or] daI bi tiz [or] daI bi tihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a disease in which there is too much blood sugar. People with diabetes are treated with insulin, which the body needs to use sugar properly.
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dia-, di-1 Greek prefix that means across, apart, through, throughout