enterogastrone


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enterogastrone

 [en″ter-o-gas´trōn]
any of various hormones that mediate the humoral inhibition of gastric secretion and motility.

en·ter·o·gas·trone

(en'tĕr-ō-gas'trōn),
A hormone, obtained from intestinal mucosa, which inhibits gastric secretion and motility; secretion of enterogastrone is stimulated by exposure of duodenal mucosa to dietary lipids. Some effects attributed to enterogastrone may be due to glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide.

enterogastrone

/en·tero·gas·trone/ (-gas´trōn) anthelone E; a hormone of the duodenum which mediates the humoral inhibition of gastric secretion and motility produced by ingestion of fat.

enterogastrone

(ĕn′tə-rō-găs′trōn′)
n.
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.

en·ter·o·gas·trone

(en'tĕr-ō-gas'trōn)
A hormone obtained from the intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric secretion and motility; secretion of enterogastrone is stimulated by exposure of duodenal mucosa to dietary lipids.

enterogastrone

a hormone secreted by the MUCOSA of the duodenum that decreases gastric secretions and peristaltic movement of the gut in response to the ingestion of fat.

enterogastrone

an uncharacterized hormone of the duodenum which has been suggested to mediate the humoral inhibition of gastric secretion and motility produced by ingestion of fat. Called also anthelone E.