secretin

Peptide hormone of gastrointestinal tract (27 residues) found in the mucosal cells of duodenum. Stimulates pancreatic, pepsin and bile secretion, inhibits gastric acid secretion. Considerable homology with gastric inhibitory polypeptide, vasoactive intestinal peptide and glucagon.

secretin

(se-kre´tin) a hormone secreted by the mucosa of the duodenum and jejunum when acid chyme enters the intestine; carried by the blood, it stimulates the secretion of pancreatic juice and, to a lesser extent, bile and intestinal secretion.
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secretin

(sue-kre;tin) A polypeptide hormone secreted by the small intestine in response to acidity of the intestinal lumen. Along with cholecystokinin, secretin stimulates the secretion of pancreatic juice into the small intestine.
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secretin

[n] - peptic hormone produced by the mucous lining of the small intestine
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secretin

<hormone> Peptide hormone of gastrointestinal tract (27 residues) found in the mucosal cells of duodenum. Stimulates pancreatic, pepsin and bile secretion, inhibits gastric acid secretion. Considerable homology with gastric inhibitory peptide, vasoactive intestinal peptide and glucagon. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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secretin

noun peptic hormone produced by the mucous lining of the small intestine; can stimulate secretion by the pancreas and liver
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secretin

a digestive hormone secreted by the wall of the upper part of the small intestine (the duodenum). Its secretion is stimulated when acid from the ... [7 related articles]
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secretin

A hormone released into the blood by cells in the inner layer of the small intestine. It is released when partly digested food moves from the stomach into the small intestine. Secretin causes the pancreas, liver, and stomach to release other substances that help digest food. Secretin may also be made in the laboratory.
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Secretin

A hormone that is secreted in the duodenum. It results in stimulating the stomach to produce pepsin, the pancreas to produce digestive juices, and the liver to secrete bile.
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secretin

Hormone produced by the small intestine of vertebrates that stimulates the production of digestive secretions by the pancreas and liver
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Secretin

Secretin is a gastrointestinal hormone that helps promote digestion of food. Some people believe it is a useful treatment for autism. However there is strong evidence to show that it is ineffective.
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Secretin

Secretin is a hormone produced by the small intestine in vertebrates that stimulates the production of digestive secretions.
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Secretin

Secretin: A hormone made by glands in the small intestine that acts to stimulate pancreatic secretions. Commercially available secretin is either porcine (pigs) secretin or a synthesized form of human secretin. Secretin is of special historic interest because the word 'hormone' was coined in 1902 by the English physiologists Wm. M. Bayliss and Erne...
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secretin

Type: Term Pronunciation: se-krē′tin Definitions: 1. A hormone, formed by the epithelial cells of the duodenum under the stimulus of acid contents from the stomach, which incites secretion of pancreatic juice; used as a diagnostic aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine disease and as an adjunct in obtaining desquamated pancreatic ce...
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