secretagog

or se·cre·ta·gogue

[ si-kree-tuh-gog, -gawg ]
/ sɪˈkri təˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg /

noun Physiology.

a substance or situation that promotes secretion.

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Origin of secretagog

First recorded in 1915–20; secrete1 + -agog(ue)
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