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[gloo-kuh-gon] /ˈglu kəˌgɒn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a hormone secreted by the pancreas that acts in opposition to insulin in the regulation of blood glucose levels. /ˈɡluːkəˌɡɒn; -ɡən/ noun 1. a polypeptide hormone, produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans, that stimulates the release of glucose into the blood Compare insulin n. 1923, from […]
glucagonoma glu·ca·go·no·ma (glōō’kə-gŏ-nō’mə) n. A glucagon-secreting tumor, usually derived from pancreatic islet cells.
/ˈɡluːˌkæn/ noun 1. any polysaccharide consisting of a polymer of glucose, such as cellulose or starch glucan glu·can (glōō’kān’, -kən) n. A polysaccharide, such as cellulose, that is a polymer of glucose.
[gloo-kar-ik] /gluˈkær ɪk/ noun 1. .