Hollander test

noun

Hol·​land·​er test ˈhäl-ən-dər- How to pronounce Hollander test (audio)
: a test for function of the vagus nerve (as after vagotomy for peptic ulcer) in which insulin is administered to induce hypoglycemia and gastric acidity tends to increase if innervation by the vagus nerve remains and decrease if severance is complete

Dictionary Entries Near Hollander test

Cite this Entry

“Hollander test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hollander%20test. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!