Amylin Definition

ăm ə-lĭn
noun
A peptide hormone that is secreted along with insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas and helps to regulate blood sugar levels by inhibiting glucagon secretion and by slowing the rate at which food leaves the stomach.
American Heritage Medicine
Any of various components of starch.
American Heritage Medicine

(biochemistry) The dextrin of starch.

Wiktionary

(biochemistry) An amyloid polypeptide.

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