Word:

secretin

Noun1.secretin - peptic hormone produced by the mucous lining of the small intestine; can stimulate secretion by the pancreas and liver
Pronunciation: (suh-KREE-tin)

A hormone made in the duodenum. Causes the stomach to make pepsin, the liver to make bile, and the pancreas to make a digestive juice.

endocrine, hormone, internal secretion
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