Definition of Gastrins

1. gastrin [n] - See also: gastrin



Medical Definition of Gastrins

1. A family of gastrointestinal peptide hormones that excite the secretion of gastric juices. They may also occur in the central nervous system where they are presumed to be neurotransmitters. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastrins

gastrically
gastricsin
gastricsins
gastricus
gastriloquism
gastriloquist
gastriloquists
gastriloquy
gastrimmune
gastrin
gastrin-releasing peptide
gastrinase
gastrinoma
gastrinomas
gastrinomata
gastrins (current term)
gastrique
gastriques
gastritic
gastritides
gastritis
gastritis cystica polyposa
gastritis fibroplastica
gastritises
gastro
gastro-
gastro-omental arteries
gastro-Å“sophageal
gastroacephalus
gastroadenitis

Literary usage of Gastrins

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"ffect of Big and Little gastrins on Pancreatic and Gastric Secretion (40322) LGE E. VALENZUELA, ROLAND BUGAT, AND MORTON I. GROSSMAN VA Wadsworth Hospital ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"... the phase which we call chemical late in digestion and which we attribute to secretagogues, hormones, the formation and absorption of certain gastrins, ..."

3. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"... of activity of the vegetative nervous system concerns itself with the gastro-intestinal ferments, and the specific secretions or hormones (gastrins, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"ffect of Big and Little gastrins on Pancreatic and Gastric Secretion (40322) LGE E. VALENZUELA, ROLAND BUGAT, AND MORTON I. GROSSMAN VA Wadsworth Hospital ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"... the phase which we call chemical late in digestion and which we attribute to secretagogues, hormones, the formation and absorption of certain gastrins, ..."

6. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"... of activity of the vegetative nervous system concerns itself with the gastro-intestinal ferments, and the specific secretions or hormones (gastrins, ..."

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