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 (ĕk′sĕn′ə-tīd′, ĭg-zĕn′-)
An injectable drug that is a synthetic analog of a digestive hormone and stimulates insulin secretion when blood sugar levels are high, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

[exen(din-4), peptide found in the saliva of the Gila monster, of which exenatide is a synthetic version (ex(ocrine) + end(ocrine) + -in, due to the fact that it is an exocrine secretion with endocrine activity) + peptide.]
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n exenatida
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