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secretagogue

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noun se·cre·ta·gogue \si-ˈkrē-tə-ˌgäg\

Definition of secretagogue

  1. :  a substance stimulating secretion (as by the stomach or pancreas)



Origin and Etymology of secretagogue

secretion + -agogue


First Known Use: 1919


Medical Dictionary

secretagogue

noun se·cre·ta·gogue

Medical Definition of secretagogue

  1. :  a substance that stimulates secretion (as by the stomach or pancreas)



Variants of secretagogue

also

secretogogue

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