[in-yuh-leys, -leyz] /ˈɪn yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/
an enzyme that converts insulin to levulose.
inulase in·u·lase (ĭn’yə-lās’)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of inulin to fructose.
[in-yuh-lin] /ˈɪn yə lɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a polysaccharide, (C 6 H 10 O 5) n , obtained from the roots of certain plants, especially elecampane, dahlia, and Jerusalem artichoke, that undergoes hydrolysis to the dextrorotatory form of fructose: used chiefly as an ingredient in diabetic bread, in processed foods to increase their fiber content, […]
- Inulin clearance
inulin clearance n. A method for determining the rate of filtration in the renal glomeruli, since inulin is completely filterable through them and is neither excreted nor reabsorbed by the renal tubules.
[in-uhngk-shuh n] /ɪnˈʌŋk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. Medicine/Medical. the rubbing in of an oil or ointment. 3. Pharmacology. an unguent. /ɪnˈʌŋkʃən/ noun 1. the application of an ointment to the skin, esp by rubbing 2. the ointment so used 3. the act of anointing; anointment inunction in·unc·tion (ĭn-ŭngk’shən) n. The process […]
[in-uhn-duh nt] /ɪnˈʌn dənt/ adjective 1. flooding or overflowing. 2. overwhelming with force, numbers, etc.