gastric inhibitory polypeptide
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Related to gastric inhibitory polypeptide: Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide, Pancreatic polypeptide
gas·tric in·hib·i·tor·y pol·y·pep·tide (GIP),[MIM*137240]
a peptide hormone secreted by the stomach; GIP inhibits the secretion of acids and of pepsin and stimulates insulin release as part of the digestive process.
Synonym(s): gastric inhibitory peptide
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gas·tric in·hib·i·tor·y pol·y·pep·tide, gastric inhibitory peptide (GIP) (gas'trik in-hib'i-tōr-ē pol'ē-pep'tīd, pep'tīd)
A peptide hormone, secreted by the stomach, which stimulates intestinal secretions and insulin release as part of the digestive process; GIP inhibits the secretion of acids and of pepsin.
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