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enterogastrone

noun en·tero·gas·trone \-ˈgas-ˌtrōn\

Definition of ENTEROGASTRONE

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

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

enterogastrone

noun en·tero·gas·trone \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈgas-ˌtrōn\

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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