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gastrinoma

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noun gas·tri·no·ma \ˌgas-trə-ˈnō-mə\

Medical Definition of gastrinoma

plural

gastrinomas

also

gastrinomata

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  1. :  a tumor that often involves blood vessels, usually occurs in the pancreas or the wall of the duodenum, and produces excessive amounts of gastrin which stimulates gastric-acid secretion and consequent formation of ulcers especially in the duodenum and the jejunum—see zollinger-ellison syndrome


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