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somatostatin

División en sílabas: so·mat·o·stat·in
Pronunciación: /səˌmatəˈstatn, ˌsōmə-
 
/

Definición de somatostatin en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
A hormone secreted in the pancreas and pituitary gland that inhibits gastric secretion and somatotropin release.
Example sentences
  • The hormones capable of altering the MMC include insulin, pancreatic polypeptide, somatostatin, glucagon, secretin, motilin, gastrin, cholecystokinin, and neurotensin.
  • They were focally positive for gastrin, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide but tested negative for glucagon, serotonin, insulin, and inhibin.
  • In the pancreas, somatostatin acts a paracrine inhibitor of other pancreatic hormones and thus also has systemic effects.

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