secretagogue

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secretagogue

 [se-krēt´ah-gog]
1. causing a flow of secretion.
2. an agent that so acts.

se·cre·ta·gogue

(se-krē'tă-gog), Avoid the misspelling secretogogue.
An agent that promotes secretion; for example, acetylcholine, gastrin, secretin.
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

secretagogue

/se·cret·a·gogue/ (se-krēt´ah-gog) stimulating secretion, or an agent that so acts.

secretagogue

(sĭ-krē′tə-gôg′, -gŏg′)
n.
A hormone or another agent that causes or stimulates secretion.

secretagogue

[sikrē′təgog′]
any agent that induces exocrine, endocrine, or paracrine secretion.

se·cre·ta·gogue

, secretogogue (sĕ-krētă-gog, -tŏ-gog)
An agent that promotes secretion (e.g., acetylcholine, gastrin, secretin).
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

se·cre·ta·gogue

, secretogogue (sĕ-krētă-gog, -tŏ-gog)
Agent that promotes secretion.
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

secretagogue

1. causing a flow of secretion.
2. an agent that stimulates secretion.