gastrin

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noun gas·trin \ˈga-strən\

Definition of gastrin

  1. :  any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice

1905

First Known Use of gastrin

1905


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gastrin

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noun gas·trin \ˈgas-trən\

Medical Definition of gastrin

  1. :  any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice


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