secretin

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noun se·cre·tin \si-ˈkrē-tən\

Definition of secretin

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

Origin and Etymology of secretin

secretion + 1-in


First Known Use: 1902


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secretin

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noun se·cre·tin \si-ˈkrēt-ən\

Medical Definition of secretin

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


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