glucagon

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See also: glucagón

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡluːkəɡən/, /ˈɡluːkəɡɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡlukəˌɡɑn/

Noun[edit]

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glucagon (plural glucagons)

  1. (biochemistry) A peptide hormone, produced by the pancreas, that opposes the action of insulin by stimulating the production of sugar

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