gastrin
noun Date: 1905 any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice

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  • gastrin — A group of peptide hormones secreted by the mucosal gut lining of some mammals in response to mechanical stress or high pH. They stimulate secretion of protons and pancreatic enzymes. Several different gastrins have been identified; human gastrin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Gastrin — ◆ Gas|trin 〈n. 11; Biochem.〉 ein Peptidhormon, das am Magenausgang gebildet wird [zu grch. gaster „Unterleib, Magen“] ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge gas|tr... kann in Fremdwörtern auch gast|r... getrennt werden. * * * Gas|t|rin [griech. gaste̅̓r, Gen.:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gastrin — gas·trin gas trən n any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice * * * n. a hormone produced in the mucous membrane of the pyloric region of the stomach (see G cell). Its… …   Medical dictionary

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