Humulin

Humulin

[hyoo-myuh-lin or, often, yoo-]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of human insulin produced by genetically engineered bacteria.
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humulin

noun
a form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that is identical to human insulin; used to treat diabetics who are allergic to preparations made from beef or pork insulin [syn: recombinant human insulin
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