secretin

noun
se·​cre·​tin | \ si-ˈkrē-tᵊn How to pronounce secretin (audio) \

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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“Secretin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secretin. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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secretin

noun
se·​cre·​tin | \ si-ˈkrēt-ᵊn How to pronounce secretin (audio) \

Medical Definition of secretin

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

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