Meaning of “insulin” in the English Dictionary

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"insulin" in British English

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insulinnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɪn.sjə.lɪn/ us /ˈɪn.sə.lɪn/

a hormone in the body that controls the amount of sugar in the blood:

She has to have insulin injections for her diabetes.

(Definition of “insulin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insulin" in American English

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insulinnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪn·sə·lən/

biology a hormone (= chemical substance) in the body that controls the amount of sugar in the blood

(Definition of “insulin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)