Definition of insulitis in English:


Syllabification: in·su·li·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌinsəˈlīdəs


Disease of the pancreas caused by the infiltration of lymphocytes.
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  • 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.

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