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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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