enterogastrone


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Related to enterogastrone: secretin, enterogastric reflex

en·ter·o·gas·trone

 (ĕn′tə-rō-găs′trōn′)
n.
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.

enterogastrone

(ˌɛntərəʊˈɡæstrəʊn)
n
(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]

en•ter•o•gas•trone

(ˌɛn tə roʊˈgæs troʊn)
n.
a hormone of the intestinal mucosa that retards gastric secretion and movement.
[1925–30; entero- + gastr(ic) + (horm) one]
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These functions are mainly the inhibition of gastric emptying, gastric acid secretion and exocrine pancreatic secretion, indicating that the hormone acts as an enterogastrone -- a hormone released from the distal portion of the small intestine that inhibits proximal gastrointestinal events.