Definición de islets of Langerhans en inglés:

islets of Langerhans

Saltos de línea: is¦lets of Lang¦er|hans
Pronunciación: /ˈlaŋəhanz
 
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sustantivo

Groups of pancreatic cells secreting insulin and glucagon.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Neuroglobin mRNA was also present in adrenal cells and the cells of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans.
  • One of the actions of insulin, which is also secreted by the islets of Langerhans, is to activate a specific enzyme in the liver.
  • The pancreas is dotted with hormone-producing tissue called the islets of Langerhans, which contain alpha and beta cells.

Origen

late 19th century: named after Paul Langerhans (1847–88), the German anatomist who first described them.

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