how to pronounce insulin


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the above transcription of insulin is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

insulin is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of insulin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… meaning he needed his insulin to survive …”

meanings of insulin


  1. A polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.

insulin frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word insulin occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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