villikinin

noun

vil·​li·​ki·​nin ˌvil-ə-ˈkī-nən How to pronounce villikinin (audio)
: a hormone postulated to exist in order to explain the activity of intestinal extracts in stimulating the intestinal villi

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“Villikinin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/villikinin. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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