insulin definition

  • noun:
    • A polypeptide hormone secreted because of the islets of Langerhans and functioning in the legislation of this kcalorie burning of carbohydrates and fats, especially the conversion of glucose to glycogen, which lowers the blood sugar level.
    • Any of numerous pharmaceutical products containing this hormones which can be derived from the pancreas of particular animals or created through hereditary manufacturing and are usually used in the hospital treatment and management of diabetes mellitus (kind we).
    • A polypeptide hormones that regulates carb kcalorie burning.
    • hormones released because of the isles of Langerhans inside pancreas; regulates storage space of glycogen within the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells

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