Associations to the word «Insulin»

Wiktionary

INSULIN, noun. A polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.
INSULIN SHOCK THERAPIES, noun. Plural of insulin shock therapy
INSULIN SHOCK THERAPY, noun. Shock therapy effected by means of injecting insulin.

Dictionary definition

INSULIN, noun. Hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells.

Wise words

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John Locke