Definition of Isles of langerhans

1. Noun. Cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones.

Exact synonyms: Islands Of Langerhans, Islets Of Langerhans
Generic synonyms: Ductless Gland, Endocrine, Endocrine Gland
Group relationships: Pancreas



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isles Of Langerhans

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islands of Calleja
islands of Langerhans
islands of stability
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islet-cell-stimulating antibodies
islet amyloid peptide
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islet cell antibodies
islet cell antigen-related protein-tyrosine phosphatase
islet neogenesis-associated protein
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islets of Langerhans

Literary usage of Isles of langerhans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recent Advances in Physiology and Bio-chemistry by Leonard Hill, Benjamin Moore (1908)
"These changes have often been noticed to be especially located in the isles of Langerhans, which are small rounded nests of epithelial- like cells embedded ..."

2. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"... but whether this hypersecretion has an inhibitory effect upon this secretion of the isles of Langerhans of the pancreas, or whether it produces a ..."

3. Fundamentals of Human Physiology by Roy Gentry Pearce, John James Rickard Macleod (1916)
"Internal secretions may also be produced by certain cells of the digestive glands, as, for example, the so-called Isles of Langerhans of the pancreas, ..."

4. Biochemisches Centralblatt edited by [Anonymus AC02906720] (1904)
"Dale, HH The „isles of Langerhans" of the pancreas (abstract). 1678. — On the „Islets of Langerhans" in the pancreas. 388. Dapper s. Mohr. 1886. Darier. ..."

5. Recent Advances in Physiology and Bio-chemistry by Leonard Hill, Benjamin Moore (1908)
"These changes have often been noticed to be especially located in the isles of Langerhans, which are small rounded nests of epithelial- like cells embedded ..."

6. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"... but whether this hypersecretion has an inhibitory effect upon this secretion of the isles of Langerhans of the pancreas, or whether it produces a ..."

7. Fundamentals of Human Physiology by Roy Gentry Pearce, John James Rickard Macleod (1916)
"Internal secretions may also be produced by certain cells of the digestive glands, as, for example, the so-called Isles of Langerhans of the pancreas, ..."

8. Biochemisches Centralblatt edited by [Anonymus AC02906720] (1904)
"Dale, HH The „isles of Langerhans" of the pancreas (abstract). 1678. — On the „Islets of Langerhans" in the pancreas. 388. Dapper s. Mohr. 1886. Darier. ..."

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