secretin

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se·cre·tin

(se-krē'tin), [MIM*182099]
A hormone, formed by the epithelial cells of the duodenum under the stimulus of acid contents from the stomach, which incites secretion of pancreatic juice; used as a diagnostic aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine disease and as an adjunct in obtaining desquamated pancreatic cells for cytologic examination.
Synonym(s): oxykrinin
[secrete + -in]
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secretin

(sĭ-krēt′n)
n.
A polypeptide hormone that is produced in the duodenum, especially on contact with acid, and that inhibits gastric secretion of acid and stimulates secretion of bile, insulin, and pancreatic digestive enzymes.
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se·cre·tin

(sĕ-krē'tin)
A hormone, formed by the epithelial cells of the duodenum under the stimulus of acid contents from the stomach, that incites secretion of pancreatic juice; used as an aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine disease and as an adjunct in obtaining desquamated pancreatic cells for cytologic examination.
Compare: bioregulator
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secretin

A hormone secreted in the DUODENUM that prompts the production of PANCREATIC JUICE.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

secretin

a hormone responsible for the secretion of bile from the liver.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

se·cre·tin

(sĕ-krē'tin) [MIM*182099]
Hormone formed by epithelial cells of duodenum under stimulus of acid contents from stomach, which incites secretion of pancreatic juice.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012