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insulinoma

[ in-suh-luh-noh-muh, ins-yuh- ]
/ 藢瑟n s蓹 l蓹藞no蕣 m蓹, 藢瑟ns y蓹- /
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noun, plural in路su路li路no路mas, in路su路li路no路ma路ta [in-suh-luh-noh-muh-tuh, ins-yuh-]. /藢瑟n s蓹 l蓹藞no蕣 m蓹 t蓹, 藢瑟ns y蓹-/. Pathology.
a benign tumor of the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas that may produce signs of hypoglycemia.
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Also in路su路lo路ma [in-suh-loh-muh, ins-yuh-]. /藢瑟n s蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹, 藢瑟ns y蓹-/.
Also called islet cell adenoma.

Origin of insulinoma

First recorded in 1950鈥55; insulin + -oma
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Medical definitions for insulinoma

insulinoma
[ 沫n鈥瞫蓹-l蓹-n艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. in鈥u鈥i鈥o鈥as
An islet cell adenoma that secretes insulin.insuloma
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