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.
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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.
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enterogastrone

(ĕn′tə-rō-găs′trōn′)
n.
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005