secretin

noun
se·​cre·​tin | \si-ˈkrē-tᵊn \

Definition of secretin 

: an intestinal proteinaceous hormone capable of stimulating secretion by the pancreas and liver

First Known Use of secretin

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for secretin

secretion + -in entry 1

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The first known use of secretin was in 1902

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secretin

noun
se·​cre·​tin | \si-ˈkrēt-ᵊn \

Medical Definition of secretin 

: an intestinal proteinaceous hormone capable of stimulating secretion by the pancreas and liver

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