1. nephrogenic diabetes insipidus diabetes insipidus caused by a failure of the kidney to respond to normal levels of vasopressin
  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. Perognathus hispidus large stiff-haired rodent of shortgrass prairies of United States
  4. nephrocalcinosis renal lithiasis in which calcium deposits form in the renal parenchyma and result in reduced kidney function and blood in the urine
  5. Callinectes sapidus bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
  6. maturity-onset diabetes mellitus mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  7. nephroangiosclerosis kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension
  8. convergent strabismus strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
  9. Nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis a sword fern with arching or drooping pinnate fronds
  10. neurogenic bladder a urinary bladder disorder caused by a lesion in the nervous system
  11. chronic pyelonephritis pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways
  12. Nephrolepis exaltata a sword fern with arching or drooping pinnate fronds
  13. nephrolithiasis the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney
  14. nephroptosis prolapse of the kidney
  15. adult-onset diabetes mellitus mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  16. bronzed diabetes pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues
  17. diabetes mellitus diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  18. urogenital system the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
  19. mature-onset diabetes mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  20. serendipitous lucky in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries