artificial pancreas meaning

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[Medicine]
Devices for simulating the activity of the pancreas. They can be either electromechanical,consisting of a glucose sensor,computer,and insulin pump or bioartificial,consisting of isolated islets of Langerhans in an artificial membrane.

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  1. Work is furthest along on an artificial pancreas to treat diabetes.
  2. The next level of treatment could be the artificial pancreas.
  3. The idea of an artificial pancreas is marvelous.
  4. His Medical Research Group, also sold, created to develop an artificial pancreas.
  5. As of 2016 an artificial pancreas looks promising with safety issues still being studied.

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