any of various private residences for former state psychiatric patients, supervised by a department of a state or city government.
- Adult medulloepithelioma
adult medulloepithelioma adult medulloepithelioma n. See malignant ciliary epithelioma.
- Adult onset diabetes
(def 4). Historical Examples adult onset diabetes is usually controlled without insulin injections, particularly during the early stages of the disease. When You Don’t Know Where to Turn Steven J. Bartlett
- Adult respiratory distress syndrome
(def 2). Abbreviation: ARDS. adult respiratory distress syndrome n. Abbr. ARDS Interstitial and alveolar edema and hemorrhage of the lungs following injury and associated with hyaline membrane, proliferation of collagen fibers, and swollen epithelium.
- Adult rickets
adult rickets adult rickets n. See osteomalacia.