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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Peptic hormone produced by the mucous lining of the small intestine.

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  • Substances such as secretin are in fact sometimes referred to rather informally as "chemical messengers."
  • The formation of secretin is thus a self-limiting process.
  • AMINO ACIDS Another legitimate question could be: What is secretin?
  • The acidity of those contents stimulates the production of secretin. for more
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