[ proh-in-suh-lin, -ins-yuh- ]
/ proʊˈɪn sə lɪn, -ˈɪns yə- /
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Medical definitions for proinsulin
[ prō-ĭn′sə-lĭn ]
A single-chain polypeptide that is the precursor of insulin, converted into insulin by enzymatic action.
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