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gastrointestinal hormones
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Hormones secreted by the gastrointestinal mucosa that affect the timing or the quality of secretion of digestive enzymes, and regulate the motor activity of the digestive system organs.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Broader Term
hormones
Narrower Term
cholecystokinin
epidermal growth factor
gastric inhibitory polypeptide
gastrin-releasing peptide
gastrins
glucagon-like peptides
motilin
peptide YY
secretin
vasoactive intestinal peptide
Related Term
gastrointestinal hormone receptors
Spanish
hormonas gastrointestinales
Term Number
25552