Zollinger-ellison-syndrome meaning

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A gastrointestinal disease characterized by chronic peptic ulcers, gastric hypersecretion, and pancreatic gastrinomas.
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(medicine) A disorder where increased levels of the hormone gastrin are produced, causing the stomach to produce excess hydrochloric acid; often caused by a tumor (gastrinoma) of the duodenum or pancreas, and resulting in peptic ulcers.
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