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pancreatic islet beta cell area +  
The area of, that is, the extent of a two-dimensional surface of or plane through, the beta cells in a pancreatic islet. A beta cell is a type of basophilic cell that makes up most of the bulk of the pancreatic islets (i.e. the islets of Langerhans) and secretes insulin.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: islet of Langerhans beta cell area ;   pancreatic islet beta-cell area
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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