Definition of pancreozymin in English:

pancreozymin

Syllabification: pan·cre·o·zy·min
Pronunciation: /ˌpaNGkrēəˈzīmin, ˌpan-
 
/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A hormone that stimulates the production of enzymes by the pancreas.
    More example sentences
    • Originally it was thought that these were the actions of two different hormones, cholecystokinin and pancreozymin, but they were later found to be identical.
    • Cholecystokinin/pancreozymin induces the parallel discharge of digestive enzymes from the in vitro rabbit pancreas.
    • Sun and Shay used both pancreozymin and secretin to examine the pancreas.

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