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

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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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