lente

noun, often capitalized L
len·​te | \ ˈlen-tā \
variants: or lente insulin

Medical Definition of lente

: a preparation of insulin zinc suspension that contains insulin in both crystalline and amorphous form in the approximate ratio of 7:3 and has a duration of action that is relatively shorter than Ultralente insulin formerly a U.S. registered trademark

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“Lente.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lente. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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