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nonsuppressible insulinlike activity

 

Definition: plasma insulinlike activity not suppressed by antibodies to insulin and mostly present after pancreatectomy. Nonsuppressible insulinlike activity is mostly the action of polypeptide insulinlike growth factors IGF-I and IGF-II.

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