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Introduction: Gastrin

Description of Gastrin

Gastrin: A synthetic pentapeptide that has effects like gastrin when given parenterally. It stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin, and intrinsic factor, and has been used as a diagnostic aid.
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Gastrin: family of gastrointestinal peptide hormones that excite the secretion of gastric juices; may also occur in the central nervous system.
Source: CRISP

Gastrin: A family of gastrointestinal peptide hormones that excite the secretion of GASTRIC JUICE. They may also occur in the central nervous system where they are presumed to be neurotransmitters.
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