noun[mass noun] Medicine
- Disease of the pancreas caused by the infiltration of lymphocytes.More example sentences
- The hallmark of type 1 diabetes is the selective destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, or insulitis.
- In this case, the subphenotype was insulitis, which turned out to be determined by one, but not the other, of the two new diabetes loci they had discovered.
More definitions of insulitisDefinition of insulitis in:
- The US English dictionary