- a polypeptide hormone secreted by the stomach: stimulates secretion of gastric juice
Example Sentences Including 'gastrin'
The action in the body of gastrin has been reasonably well charted and accords closely with the claims made for the action of bitter herbs.
The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism
Transition has also combined gastrin and a glucose-regulating protein called GLP-1 to reverse diabetes in animals.
Globe and Mail (2004)
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