Hyperinsulinism



[hahy-per-in-suh-li-niz-uh m, -ins-yuh-] /ˌhaɪ pərˈɪn sə lɪˌnɪz əm, -ˈɪns yə-/

noun, Pathology.
1.
excessive in the blood, resulting in hypoglycemia.
/ˌhaɪpərˈɪnsjʊlɪˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) an excessive amount of insulin in the blood, producing hypoglycaemia, caused by oversecretion of insulin by the pancreas or overdosage of insulin in treating diabetes See insulin reaction

hyperinsulinism hy·per·in·su·lin·ism (hī’pər-ĭn’sə-lə-nĭz’əm)
n.
A condition marked by excessive secretion of insulin by the islets of Langerhans, resulting in hypoglycemia; the symptoms are similar to those of insulin shock, though more chronic in character.

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