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gastrin

[gas-trin] /ˈgæs trɪn/
noun
1.
a hormone that stimulates the secretion of gastric juice.
Origin of gastrin
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; gastr- + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrin

gastrin

/ˈɡæstrɪn/
noun
1.
a polypeptide hormone secreted by the stomach: stimulates secretion of gastric juice
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gastrin in Medicine

gastrin gas·trin (gās'trĭn)
n.
Any of the hormones secreted in the pyloric-antral mucosa of the stomach and that stimulate secretion of the parietal cells.

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