isophane insulin suspension

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isophane insulin suspension

[ī′səfān]
Etymology: Gk, isos + phanein, to show; L, insula, island; suspendere, to hang up
a modified form of protamine zinc insulin suspension. It is an intermediate-acting insulin that is a stable, commonly prescribed preparation. Also called NPH insulin.
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