BioScience Dictionary

 
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Ot.

Found Gastrin 3 times.

Displaying results 1 to 10.

1. Gastrin
One of a group of peptide hormone s secret ed by the stomach during digestion to increase the amount of hydrochloric acid and pepsin within the stomach. The different gastrin hormones have a wide range of sizes and strengths.

2. Gastrin
A hormone produced by the pyloric gland area of the stomach that stimulates the secretion of gastric acids.

3. Gastrinoma
A tumor which secretes gastrin . It is usually found in the pancreas , but may also be found in the stomach, spleen , nearby lymph nodes, or other areas.

View web definitions »

Learn more about Gastrin »