\vˈɛləsˌuːlɪn], \vˈɛləsˌuːlɪn], \v_ˈɛ_l_ə_s_ˌuː_l_ɪ_n]\
Definitions of VELOSULIN
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A protein hormone secreted by beta cells of the pancreas. Insulin plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, generally promoting the cellular utilization of glucose. It is also an important regulator of protein and lipid metabolism. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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