insulin shock(redirected from wet shock)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
insulin shock:see hyperinsulinismhyperinsulinism,
presence in the system of an above-normal amount of insulin, the substance secreted by the pancreas and needed by the body to utilize sugar. An increased amount of insulin in the body results in below-normal amounts of sugar in the system, giving rise to such
..... Click the link for more information. .
insulin shock[′in·sə·lən ¦shäk]
Clinical manifestation of hypoglycemia due to excess amounts of insulin in the blood.