hyperinsulinism

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hy·per·in·su·lin·ism

 (hī′pər-ĭn′sə-lə-nĭz′əm)

hyperinsulinism

(ˌhaɪpərˈɪnsjʊlɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) pathol an excessive amount of insulin in the blood, producing hypoglycaemia, caused by oversecretion of insulin by the pancreas or overdosage of insulin in treating diabetes. See insulin reaction

hy•per•in•su•lin•ism

(ˌhaɪ pərˈɪn sə lɪˌnɪz əm, -ˈɪns yə-)

n.
the presence of excessive insulin in the blood, resulting in hypoglycemia.
[1920–25]
Translations

hy·per·in·su·lin·ism

n. hiperinsulinismo, exceso de secreción de insulina en la sangre causando hipoglicemia.
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