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A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.
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(Physiology) a hormone liberated by the upper intestinal mucosa when stimulated by fat: reduces peristalsis and secretion in the stomach
[C20: from entero- + gastro- + (horm)one]
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en•ter•o•gas•trone(ˌɛn tə roʊˈgæs troʊn)
a hormone of the intestinal mucosa that retards gastric secretion and movement.
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