gastrin


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gas·trin

 (găs′trĭn)
n.
A hormone secreted by glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach that stimulates the production of gastric juice.

gastrin

(ˈɡæstrɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a polypeptide hormone secreted by the stomach: stimulates secretion of gastric juice

gas•trin

(ˈgæs trɪn)

n.
a hormone that stimulates the secretion of gastric juice.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastrin - polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; when peptides and amino acids are present in the small intestine the secretion of gastric acid is stimulated
gastrointestinal hormone, GI hormones - hormones that affect gastrointestinal functioning
Translations

gastrin

n. gastrina, hormona segregada por el estómago.

gastrin

n gastrina
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The cause, according to scientists from University College London and the University of Hong Kong, is a hormone called gastrin, which triggers the growth of cancerous cells.
When the antrum is inflamed, gastrin can be produced and the gastric body can respond with acid production.
pylori in the antrum, through the release of interleukin, tumor necrosis factor, and other inflammatory factors, may further stimulate gastrin release.
NETs can be benign or malignant and develop from abnormal growth of the endocrine cells in the pancreas, which produce hormones such as gastrin (involved in the production of stomach acid), and insulin and glucagon, which regulate blood sugar levels.
An immunohistochemical panel of serotonin, gastrin, somatostatin, insulin, and glucagon was performed on whole sections for all cases with IIN for which tumor blocks were available and for a matching number of the most recent cases without IIN.
Full panel of four immuno-enzymatic ELISA test (GastroPanel) for measuring the level of serological pepsinogen I, pepsinogen II, Gastrin 17 and IgG antibodies to H.
2008) Sexually dimorphic gastrin releasing peptide system in the spinal cord controls male reproductive functions.
The flavor stimulates saliva production in your mouth and also triggers the production of gastrin, a hormone that tells your stomach to produce gastric acid.
1990) Fasting levels of serum gastrin in different functional and morphological states of the antrofundal mucosa.
Gastric acid, peptic activities, mucin levels, FT/IC-ATPase activities and the gastrin level were analyzed.
Both gastrin and the CCK-B receptor are overexpressed in pancreatic cancer.