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Medical Term:

Verner-Morrison syndrome

Pronunciation: ver'ner mor'i-son

Definition: watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide by a pancreatic islet-cell tumor in the absence of gastric hypersecretion.

Synonym(s): WDHA syndrome

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