Diabetes vs Diabetogenic - What's the difference?

diabetes | diabetogenic |


As a noun diabetes

is .

As an adjective diabetogenic is

(pathology) that produces diabetes.

diabetes

Noun

(-)
  • A group of metabolic diseases whereby a person (or other animal) has high blood sugar due to an inability to produce, or inability to metabolize, sufficient quantities of the hormone insulin.
  • Diabetes insipidus, a condition characterized by excessive thirst and excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of metabolic diseases) diabetes mellitus, DM, diabeetus (humorous)

    Derived terms

    * diabesity * diabetes mellitus * diabetes insipidus

    Hyponyms

    * (group of metabolic diseases) IDDM, juvenile diabetes, NIDDM

    Anagrams

    * ----

    diabetogenic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (pathology) That produces diabetes
  • Derived terms

    * diabetogenicity