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in·su·lin

insulin

 
pronunciation:
In s lihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hormone of the pancreas that controls and regulates the body's use of sugars and starches.
definition 2: any of the common substitutes for this hormone, taken from an animal pancreas and used to treat diabetes.
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