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 (prē′dī-ə-bē′tĭs, -tēz)
A latent condition preceding the development of diabetes mellitus, often marked by impaired glucose metabolism without clinical confirmation of the presence of the disease.

pre·di′a·bet′ic (-bĕt′ĭk) adj. & n.
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(ˌpriːdaɪəˈbiːtɪs; ˌpriːdaɪəˈbiːtiːz)
(Medicine) the early stages of diabetes; preclinical diabetes
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