[in-suh-lin-koh-muh, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn sə lɪnˌkoʊ mə, ˈɪns yə-/
a former treatment for mental illness, especially schizophrenia, employing insulin-induced hypoglycemia as a method for producing convulsive seizures.
insulitis in·su·li·tis (ĭn’sə-lī’tĭs) n. A histologic change in the islets of Langerhans characterized by edema and the infiltration of small numbers of white blood cells.
[in-suh l] /ˈɪn səl/ noun 1. Samuel, 1859–1938, U.S. public utilities magnate, born in England.
[in-sti-toot, -tyoot] /ˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut/ verb (used with object), instituted, instituting. 1. to set up; establish; organize: to institute a government. 2. to inaugurate; initiate; start: to institute a new course in American literature. 3. to set in operation: to institute a lawsuit. 4. to bring into use or practice: to institute laws. 5. to […]
[in-sti-too-ter, -tyoo-] /ˈɪn stɪˌtu tər, -ˌtyu-/ noun 1. . [in-sti-too-ter, -tyoo-] /ˈɪn stɪˌtu tər, -ˌtyu-/ noun 1. a person who institutes or founds. 2. Protestant Episcopal Church. a person who institutes a minister into a parish or church.