gastrin


gas·trin

noun \ˈgas-trən\

Definition of GASTRIN

:  any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice

First Known Use of GASTRIN

1905

gas·trin

noun \ˈgas-trən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GASTRIN

: any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice

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