enterogastrone

noun
en·​tero·​gas·​trone | \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈga-ˌstrōn \

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

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enterogastrone

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

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enterogastrone

noun
en·​tero·​gas·​trone | \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈgas-ˌtrōn \

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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