nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
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|Noun||1.||nephrogenic diabetes insipidus - diabetes insipidus caused by a failure of the kidney to respond to normal levels of vasopressin|
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