Scrabble word: INSULIN
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Definitions of INSULIN in dictionaries:
- noun - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas
- A polypeptide hormone secreted by the islets of Langerhans and functioning in the regulation of the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, especially the conversion of glucose to glycogen, which lowers the blood glucose level.
- Any of various pharmaceutical preparations containing this hormone that are derived from the pancreas of certain animals or produced through genetic engineering and are used in the medical treatment and management of diabetes mellitus (type I).
- adj - a secretion of the endocrine organs [n -S] : HORMONAL, HORMONIC