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1. Cholecystokinin (pancreozymin)
A hormone released by the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) in response to the excessive presence of fatty acid s in the small intestine. The hormone is only 33 amino acid s long, and when released, it causes the release of enzyme s from the pancreas and the gall bladder to contract.

2. Cholecystokinin
A hormone secreted in the duodenum that causes the gallbladder to release bile and the pancreas to secrete lipase .