Hollander test


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

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“Hollander test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hollander%20test. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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