protamine zinc insulin

noun

Medical Definition of protamine zinc insulin

: a suspension of insulin and salts of protamine and zinc in a buffered aqueous solution that is used for subcutaneous injection and has a slow onset and long duration abbreviation PZI

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“Protamine zinc insulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protamine%20zinc%20insulin. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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