hyperinsulinism

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hy·​per·​in·​su·​lin·​ism | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈin(t)-s(ə-)lə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce hyperinsulinism (audio) \

Definition of hyperinsulinism

: the presence of excess insulin in the body resulting in hypoglycemia

First Known Use of hyperinsulinism

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperinsulinism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperinsulinism. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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hyperinsulinism

noun
hy·​per·​in·​su·​lin·​ism | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈrin(t)-s(ə-)lə-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce hyperinsulinism (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperinsulinism

: the presence of excess insulin in the body resulting in hypoglycemia

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