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gastrin


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n. a hormone produced in the mucous membrane of the pyloric region of the stomach (see G-cell). Its secretion is stimulated by the presence of food. It is circulated in the blood to the rest of the stomach, where it stimulates the production of gastric juice.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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