islet

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noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

Definition of islet

  1. 1 :  a little island

  2. 2 :  islet of Langerhans

Examples of islet in a sentence

  1. landed the boat on a tiny islet that we had all to ourselves

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First Known Use of islet

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ISLET Defined for English Language Learners

islet

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noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

Definition of islet for English Language Learners

  • : a small island


ISLET Defined for Kids

islet

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noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

Definition of islet for Students

  1. :  a small island


Medical Dictionary

islet

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noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

Medical Definition of islet

  1. :  a small isolated mass of one type of tissue within a different type; specifically :  islet of langerhans



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