bombesin

noun
bom·​be·​sin | \ ˈbäm-bə-sin How to pronounce bombesin (audio) \

Medical Definition of bombesin

: a polypeptide that is found in the brain and gastrointestinal tract and has been shown experimentally to cause the secretion of various substances (as gastrin and cholecystokinin) and to inhibit intestinal motility

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“Bombesin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bombesin. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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