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insulin

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  • hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells (noun.body)
    the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus (noun.substance)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF insulin relation)

  • (noun.body)
    trade names for forms of insulin that are used to treat diabetes mellitus (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that is identical to human insulin; used to treat diabetics who are allergic to prepa more.. (noun.body)
     
hypernym hyponym endocrine hormone internal secretion hypoglycaemic agent lente iletin lente insulin humulin recombinant human insulin

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