insulinlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

insulin +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

insulinlike (comparative more insulinlike, superlative most insulinlike)

  1. Resembling insulin or some aspect of it.
    • 2007 February 17, Andrew Pollack, “Growth Drug Is Caught Up in Patent Fight”, in New York Times[1]:
      Both sell drugs that were approved in 2005 to treat extremely short children who are deficient in a hormone called insulinlike growth factor one, or IGF-1.