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

(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.