TITLE

amyl in (AM-id-lin)

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Pamphlet
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "amylin" is presented. It stands for a hormone formed by beta cells in the pancreas. It regulates the timing of glucose release into the bloodstream after eating by slowing the emptying of the stomach. The pronunciation of the term is also provided. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary".
ACCESSION #
24355309

 

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