Langerhans islets


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Langerhans islets

(ˈlæŋəˌhæns) or

Langerhans islands

n
(Anatomy) anatomy See islets of Langerhans
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With regard to the fact that the size and number of Langerhans islets correlate with pancreatic endocrine function, the serum insulin and blood glucose in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats, as well as the structure of pancreatic islets, were assessed.
"Additionally, the protection of Langerhans islets suggests that the IFNalpha Kinoid vaccine could have a preventive action.
The sections including pancreas tissue morphology and degradation of Langerhans islets were qualitatively observed.

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