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Medical Term:

prompt insulin zinc suspension


Definition: sterile suspension of insulin in buffered water for injection, modified by the addition of zinc chloride such that the solid phase of the suspension is amorphous; it usually contains 100 units per mL; the duration of action is equivalent to that of insulin injection.

Synonym(s): amorphous insulin zinc suspension, semilente insulin

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