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proinsulin

noun pro·in·su·lin \(ˌ)prō-ˈin(t)-s(ə-)lən\

Definition of PROINSULIN

:  a single-chain pancreatic polypeptide precursor of insulin that gives rise to the double chain of insulin by cleavage and loss of the middle part of the molecule
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First Known Use of PROINSULIN

1916
Medical Dictionary

proinsulin

noun pro·in·su·lin \(ˈ)prō-ˈin(t)-s(ə-)lən\

Medical Definition of PROINSULIN

:  a single-chain pancreatic polypeptide precursor of insulin that gives rise to the double chain of insulin by loss of the middle part of the molecule

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