hyperinsulinism[-in′sə lin iz′əm]
hyperinsulinism definition by Webster's New World
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chronic excessive secretion of insulin from the pancreas, resulting in persistent hypoglycemia
hyperinsulinism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An abnormally high level of insulin in the blood, resulting in hypoglycemia.
hyperinsulinism - Medical Definition
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.