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EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnsula (island) (named for the islets of Langerhans, where insulin is produced) +‎ -in.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪnsjʊlin/, /ˈɪnʃʊlɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪnsəlɪn/
  • Hyphenation: in‧su‧lin

NounEdit

insulin (countable and uncountable, plural insulins)

  1. A polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.

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