hypoinsulinism


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to hypoinsulinism: hyperinsulinism, oxytocin

hypoinsulinism

(hī″pō-ĭn′sū-lĭn-ĭsm) [″ + L. insula, island, + Gr. -ismos, condition]
1. Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
2. Relative deficiency in insulin secretion or insulin dosing.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners