Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

noun
Zol·​ling·​er-El·​li·​son syndrome | \ ˈzäl-iŋ-ər-ˈel-i-sən- How to pronounce Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

: a syndrome consisting of fulminant intractable peptic ulcers, gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity, and the occurrence of gastrinomas of the pancreatic cells of the islets of Langerhans

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