\ˈa͡ɪlət sˈɛlz], \ˈaɪlət sˈɛlz], \ˈaɪ_l_ə_t s_ˈɛ_l_z]\
Definitions of ISLET CELLS
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Irregular microscopic structures, varying from a few to hundreds of cells, scattered throughout the pancreas and comprising its endocrine portion. There are three cell types: alpha, secreting glucagon; beta, secreting insulin; and delta (D CELLS), secreting somatostatin.
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