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.

a benign tumor of the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas that may produce signs of hypoglycemia.

Nearby words

  1. insulinemia,
  2. insulinize,
  3. insulinlike activity,
  4. insulinlike growth factor,
  5. insulinogenesis,
  6. insulitis,
  7. insull,
  8. insull, samuel,
  9. insuloma,
  10. insult

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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Medicine definitions for insuloma

insuloma

[ĭn′sə-lōmə]

n. pl. in•su•lo•mas

insulinoma

insulinoma

[ĭn′sə-lə-nōmə]

n. pl. in•su•li•no•mas

An islet cell adenoma that secretes insulin.insuloma

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