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pancreozymin

Line breaks: pan¦creo|zymin
Pronunciation: /ˌpaŋkrɪə(ʊ)ˈzʌɪmɪn
 
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Definition of pancreozymin in English:

noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A hormone which stimulates the production of enzymes by the pancreas.
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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