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prediabetes

[ pree-dahy-uh-bee-tis, -teez, pree-dahy- ]
/ priˌdaɪ əˈbi tɪs, -tiz, ˌpri daɪ- /
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noun Pathology.
a condition in which carbohydrate metabolism is mildly abnormal but other criteria indicating diabetes mellitus are absent.
a condition in which the development of diabetes mellitus is expected.
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Origin of prediabetes

First recorded in 1935–40; pre- + diabetes

OTHER WORDS FROM prediabetes

pre·di·a·bet·ic [pree-dahy-uh-bet-ik, pree-dahy-], /priˌdaɪ əˈbɛt ɪk, ˌpri daɪ-/, adjective, noun
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