enterocrinin

noun

en·​ter·​o·​cri·​nin -ˈkrī-nən How to pronounce enterocrinin (audio) -ˈkrin-ən How to pronounce enterocrinin (audio)
: an intestinal hormone found in several animals that stimulates the digestive glands of the small intestine

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“Enterocrinin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/enterocrinin. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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