lente

noun

len·​te
ˈlen-tā
variants or lente insulin
often capitalized L
: 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 23 Jun. 2024.

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