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secretagog

[si-kree-tuh-gog, -gawg] /sɪˈkri təˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg/
noun, Physiology
1.
a substance or situation that promotes secretion.
Also, secretagogue.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; secrete1 + -agog(ue)
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British Dictionary definitions for secretagogue

secretagogue

/sɪˈkriːtəɡɒɡ/
noun
1.
(med) a substance that stimulates secretion
Derived Forms
secretagogic, adjective
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secretagogue in Medicine

secretagogue se·cre·ta·gogue (sĭ-krē'tə-gôg')
n.
A hormone or another agent that causes or stimulates secretion.

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