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gastrin

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noun gas·trin \ˈgas-trən\

Definition of gastrin

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



1905

First Known Use of gastrin

1905


Medical Dictionary

gastrin

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noun gas·trin \ˈgas-trən\

Medical Definition of gastrin

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of gastrin Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gastrin


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