1. diabetes mellitus diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  2. diabetes insipidus a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst
  3. diabetic acidosis acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies
  4. twenty-four hours time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
  5. diapedesis passage of blood cells (especially white blood cells) through intact capillary walls and into the surrounding tissue
  6. discoverer someone who is the first to observe something
  7. transferer someone who transfers something
  8. indecisiveness the trait of irresolution
  9. persevere be persistent, refuse to stop
  10. diabetes a disease characterized by high glucose levels in the blood
  11. decisiveness the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
  12. Duchess of Ferrara Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)
  13. sassafras yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
  14. Baptisia australis wild indigo of the eastern United States having racemes of blue flowers
  15. Tibetan terrier breed of medium-sized terriers bred in Tibet resembling Old English sheepdogs with fluffy curled tails
  16. bathysphere spherical deep diving apparatus for underwater exploration
  17. transferor (law) someone who conveys a title or property to another
  18. beta software software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release
  19. thought transference apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions
  20. transferrer someone who transfers something