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Noun: dm
  1. A metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
    - decimeter [US], decimetre [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: DM
  1. Diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
    "when doctors say 'diabetes' they usually mean 'DM'";
    - diabetes mellitus, sugar diabetes

Derived forms: dms, DMs

Type of: diabetes, metric linear unit

Part of: m, meter [US], metre [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Dm