hypoinsulinemia

noun
hy·​po·​in·​su·​lin·​emia
variants: or chiefly British hypoinsulinaemia \ -​ˌin(t)-​s(ə-​)lə-​ˈnē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypoinsulinemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypoinsulinemia

: an abnormally low concentration of insulin in the blood

Other Words from hypoinsulinemia

hypoinsulinemic or chiefly British hypoinsulinaemic \ -​ˈnē-​mik How to pronounce hypoinsulinemia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypoinsulinemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypoinsulinemia. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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