glucoincretin etymology

English word glucoincretin comes from English incretin, English gluco- (Glucose. Sweetness.)

Detailed word origin of glucoincretin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
incretin English (eng) (biochemistry) A gastrointestinal hormone causing an increase in the amount of insulin released from the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans after eating, even before blood glucose levels become elevated.
gluco- English (eng) Glucose. Sweetness.
glucoincretin English (eng) (biochemistry) Any of a class of peptide hormones derived from preproglucagon.

Words with the same origin as glucoincretin

Descendants of gluco-
glucoamylase glucocentric glucocerebroside glucodigitoxigenin glucofuranose glucogenesis glucogenic glucohellebrin glucohydrolase glucokinase glucolipid glucometabolic glucometer gluconeogenesis glucopyranose glucoraphanin glucoregulation glucoregulatory glucosaccharide glucosensing glucotoxic glucotransferase phosphoglucoisomerase