insulin detemir

noun

insulin det·​e·​mir -ˈdet-ə-ˌmir How to pronounce insulin detemir (audio)
: a long-acting recombinant form of insulin administered by subcutaneous injection in the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Note: Insulin detemir is marketed under the trademark Levemir.

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“Insulin detemir.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/insulin%20detemir. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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