Definition of secretagogue in English:
A substance which promotes secretion: potent secretagogues for calcitonin
More example sentences
- In vitro, they reduce the ciliary efficiency, and are potent airway mucus secretagogues.
- However, other physicians favor using insulin secretagogues with insulin.
- The combination of an insulin secretagogue and an insulin sensitizer addresses both processes.
Early 20th century: from secrete1 + Greek agōgos 'leading'.
Definition of secretagogue in:
- US English dictionary
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