Hollander test

noun
Hol·​land·​er test | \ ˈhäl-ən-dər- How to pronounce Hollander test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Hollander test

: 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

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