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nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Definitions of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
  1. noun
    diabetes insipidus caused by a failure of the kidney to respond to normal levels of vasopressin
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    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
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