Definition of Incretin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A gastrointestinal hormone causing an increase in the amount of insulin released from the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans after eating, even before blood glucose levels become elevated. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incretin

incrementalists
incrementality
incrementally
incrementation
incremented
incrementing
increments
increpation
increpations
increscent
increscents
increst
incrested
incresting
incrests
incretin (current term)
incretins
incretion
incretions
incriminate
incriminated
incriminates
incriminating
incriminatingly
incrimination
incriminations
incriminatory
incroachment
incross
incrossed

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