a condition in which a gastrin-secreting tumor of the pancreas or small intestine causes excessive secretion of gastric juice, leading to intractable peptic ulcers.
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Zol·lin·ger-El·li·son syndrome (zŏl’ĭn-jər-ěl’ĭ-sən)
Peptic ulceration together with gastric hypersecretion and non-beta cell tumor of the pancreatic islets; it is sometimes associated with familial polyendocrine adenomatosis.
- Zollner illusion
a spatial illusion in which parallel lines intersected by short oblique lines are perceived as converging or diverging.
(in the 19th century) a union of German states for the maintenance of a uniform tariff on imports from other countries, and of free trading among themselves. any similar union or arrangement between a number of states; customs union. Historical Examples The Zollverein was the only really German action to which she can point. The […]
a brand of . Contemporary Examples Prozac and Zoloft are close behind—research now shows that their usage among preschoolers has more than doubled in recent years. When Children Commit Suicide Sara Reistad-Long September 1, 2009 Instead of a traditional, individual-focused narrative, Coming of Age on Zoloft is a collective memoir, of sorts. America’s Zoloft Problem: […]
a sedative hypnotic drug, (C 19 H 21 N 3 O) 2 ·C 4 H 6 O 6, closely related in effect to the benzodiazepines, used in the treatment of insomnia.