Definition of nesidioblastosis in English:

nesidioblastosis

noun

Medicine
  • A rare condition caused by the excessive proliferation of nesidioblast cells in the islets of Langerhans (though not forming a discrete tumour), most cases of which are found as a developmental abnormality in infants, and result in hyperinsulinaemia and hypoglycaemia.

Origin

1930s. From nesidioblast + -osis.

Pronunciation

nesidioblastosis

/nɪˌsɪdɪə(ʊ)blasˈtəʊsɪs/