Translation of insulin in Spanish:

insulin

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsələn; ˈɪnsjʊlɪn/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • insulina (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) insulin coma coma (masculine) diabético insulin shock choque (m) or shock (m) insulínico insulin treatment tratamiento (masculine) insulínico
    More example sentences
    • The pancreas secretes the hormone insulin which is the key to allowing glucose to enter the cells.
    • When you eat carbohydrates your body produces insulin which regulates your blood sugar levels and helps your body store fat.
    • If you give it to people with low blood sugar, both insulin and blood glucose levels improve.

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