Definition of insulitis in English:

insulitis

noun

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

    ‘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.’

Pronunciation

insulitis

/ˌɪnsjʊˈlʌɪtɪs/