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enterogastrone

/ˌɛntərəʊˈɡæstrəʊn/
noun
1.
a hormone liberated by the upper intestinal mucosa when stimulated by fat: reduces peristalsis and secretion in the stomach
Word Origin
C20: from entero- + gastro- + (horm)one
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enterogastrone in Medicine

enterogastrone en·ter·o·gas·trone (ěn'tə-rō-gās'trōn')
n.
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.

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