enterogastrone

noun
en·​tero·​gas·​trone | \ ˌen-tə-rō-ˈga-ˌstrōn How to pronounce enterogastrone (audio) \

Definition of enterogastrone

: a hormone that is produced by the duodenal mucosa and has an inhibitory action on gastric motility and secretion

First Known Use of enterogastrone

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enterogastrone

enter- + gastr- + -one (as in hormone)

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“Enterogastrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enterogastrone. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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enterogastrone

noun
en·​tero·​gas·​trone | \ ˌent-ə-rō-ˈgas-ˌtrōn How to pronounce enterogastrone (audio) \

Medical Definition of enterogastrone

: a hormone that is produced by the duodenal mucosa and to inhibit gastric motility and secretion — compare urogastrone

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