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

Origin and Etymology of 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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