- n. Plural form of islet.
“Just across the road, with perfect sunset views of shallows strewn with sailboats and rocky islets, is the flower-bordered Jura Hotel.”
“The area around the islets is a rich fishing ground, and mineral deposits are thought to lie beneath them.”
“A mass of fantastic rocks, round which confusing currents swill, intercepts the fairway, and beyond the islets are the Brooke group, with Goold”
“Minkowski and von Mering, that the gland is often the seat of morbid change, it was not realized that the islets are the structures which are chiefly affected.”
“A short distance from the cape is a delightful bay studded with small islets, which is known by the appellation of Pirate's Bay, so called from its being a favourite resort of the Illanoan pirates.”
“Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin because of destruction or dysfunction of small clusters of cells, known as islets of Langerhans.”
“Sovereignty over the islets is a subject of dispute between the Korean and Japanese governments.”
“Working in mice, researchers demonstrated that to enter key areas of the pancreas known as the islets of Langerhans, immune cells known as T cells must recognize a marker on the surface of insulin-producing cells housed there.”
“Korean papers are livid following the Japanese government's endorsement of several school textbooks that label the islets of Dokdo, AKA Takeshima, as Japanese.”
“S Korea protests Japan's screened textbooks calling islets Japanese”
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