pancreozymin


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cholecystokinin

 [ko″le-sis″to-ki´nin]
a polypeptide hormone secreted in the small intestine, which stimulates gallbladder contraction and secretion of pancreatic enzymes.

cho·le·cys·to·ki·nin (CCK),

(kō'lē-sis-tō-kī'nin), [MIM*118440]
A polypeptide hormone (the human peptide has 33 residues) liberated by the upper intestinal mucosa on contact with gastric contents; stimulates contraction of the gallbladder and secretion of pancreatic juice.

pancreozymin

/pan·creo·zy·min/ (-zi´min) cholecystokinin.

pancreozymin

(păng′krē-ō-zī′mĭn, păn′-)

pancreozymin

see CHOLECYSTOKININ.

pancreozymin

a hormone of the duodenal mucosa that stimulates the external secretory activity of the pancreas, especially its production of amylase; identical with cholecystokinin.