CCK

abbreviation

Definition of CCK

  1. cholecystokinin The hormone CCK (cholecystokinin), for instance, is released in the intestine when fats and proteins pass from the stomach to the intestines. — Matt Clark et al.


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CCK

abbreviation

Medical Definition of CCK

  1. cholecystokinin


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