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A hormone secreted by glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach that stimulates the production of gastric juice.
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(Biochemistry) a polypeptide hormone secreted by the stomach: stimulates secretion of gastric juice
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a hormone that stimulates the secretion of gastric juice.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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n. gastrina, hormona segregada por el estómago.
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