English-Spanish translation of insulin

Translation of the word insulin from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

insulin in Spanish

medicinenoun insulina [f]
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The syringe is the instrument most commonly used to administer insulin.
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Definitions of insulin
1. insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
  hormone, internal secretion, endocrine the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  hypoglycaemic agent, hypoglycemic agent any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
  lente iletin, lente insulin trade names for forms of insulin that are used to treat diabetes mellitus
  humulin, recombinant human insulin 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 preparations made from beef or pork insulin
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Insulin is a hormone that is central to regulating fat and steroids metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, muscle, and fat tissue to take up glucose from the blood, storing it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. Insulin stops the use of fat as an energy source.

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