A postulated gastrointestinal hormone that is liberated by the contact of gastric contents with the intestine and that stimulates the secretory activity of the duodenal glands (Brunner glands).
[duodenum + G. krinō, to secrete, + -in]
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duocrininUncertain; a “hormone” released when the gastric content arrived in the duodenum, stimulating Brunner's glandular activity; possibly secretin.
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