insulinoma

[in-suh-luh-noh-muh, ins-yuh-]
noun, plural in·su·li·no·mas, in·su·li·no·ma·ta [in-suh-luh-noh-muh-tuh, ins-yuh-] /ˌɪn sə ləˈnoʊ mə tə, ˌɪns yə-/. Pathology.
  1. a benign tumor of the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas that may produce signs of hypoglycemia.
Also in·su·lo·ma [in-suh-loh-muh, ins-yuh-] /ˌɪn səˈloʊ mə, ˌɪns yə-/.

Origin of insulinoma

First recorded in 1950–55; insulin + -oma
Also called islet cell adenoma.
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insulinoma in Medicine

insulinoma

[ĭn′sə-lə-nōmə]
n. pl. in•su•li•no•mas
  1. An islet cell adenoma that secretes insulin.insuloma
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