adult onset diabetes is usually controlled without insulin injections, particularly during the early stages of the disease.
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- 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.
- Adult t-cell lymphoma
adult t-cell lymphoma adult T-cell lymphoma n. Abbr. ATL An acute or subacute disease associated with a human T-cell virus and characterized by lymphadenopathy, enlargement of the liver and spleen, skin lesions, peripheral blood involvement, and hypercalcemia. Also called adult T-cell leukemia.
- Adult training centre
noun (social welfare) a day centre, run by a local authority, for people with learning difficulties to gain work experience