H2 receptor

noun

Medical Definition of H2 receptor

: a receptor for histamine on cell membranes that modulates the stimulation of heart rate and the secretion of gastric acid

called also H2 histamine receptor

— see h2 antagonist

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“H2 receptor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/H2%20receptor. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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