enterogastrone


en·tero·gas·trone

noun \-ˈgas-ˌtrōn\

Definition of ENTEROGASTRONE

:  a hormone that is produced by the duodenal mucosa and has an inhibitory action on gastric motility and secretion

Origin of ENTEROGASTRONE

enter- + gastr- + -one (as in hormone)
First Known Use: circa 1930

en·tero·gas·trone

noun \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈgas-ˌtrōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENTEROGASTRONE

: a hormone that is held to be produced by the duodenal mucosa and to inhibit gastric motility and secretion—compare urogastrone

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