gastrin

noun
gas·trin | \ˈga-strən \

Definition of gastrin 

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

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1905, in the meaning defined above

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gastrin

noun
gas·trin | \ˈgas-trən \

Medical Definition of gastrin 

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

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