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enterogastrone

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noun en·tero·gas·trone \-ˈgas-ˌtrōn\

Definition of enterogastrone

  1. :  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


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enterogastrone

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

Medical Definition of enterogastrone

  1. :  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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