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insulin pump

noun
1.
an external battery-powered device that injects insulin into the body at a programmed rate to control diabetes.
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Examples for insulin pump
  • His diabetes had been managed with an insulin pump while he was an outpatient.
insulin pump in Medicine

insulin pump n.
A portable device for people with diabetes that injects insulin at programmed intervals in order to regulate blood sugar levels.

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