Origin of beta cell
First recorded in 1925–30
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Medicine definitions for beta cell
Any of the basophilic chromophil cells located in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
Any of the insulin-producing cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas.B cell
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