Word:

insulin

Noun1.insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
Pronunciation: (IN-sah-lin)

a hormone that helps the body use glucose for energy. The beta cells of the pancreas make insulin. When the body cannot make enough insulin, insulin is taken by injection or through use of an insulin pump.

endocrine, hormone, Humulin, hypoglycaemic agent, hypoglycemic agent, internal secretion, Lente Iletin, Lente Insulin, recombinant human insulin
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