hyperinsulinemia

noun
hy·​per·​in·​su·​lin·​emia
variants: or chiefly British hyperinsulinaemia \ ˌhī-​pə-​ˌrin(t)-​s(ə-​)lə-​ˈnē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hyperinsulinemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperinsulinemia

: the presence of excess insulin in the blood

Other Words from hyperinsulinemia

hyperinsulinemic or chiefly British hyperinsulinaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce hyperinsulinemia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hyperinsulinemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperinsulinemia. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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