Hormone, secretin
Hormone made by glands in the small intestine that stimulates pancreatic secretion. The word "hormone" was coined by the English physiologists Wm. M. Bayliss and Ernest H. Starling in connection with their discovery of secretin, the first hormone, in 1902.

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  • Secretin — Hormone made by glands in the small intestine that stimulates pancreatic secretion. The word "hormone" was coined by the English physiologists Wm. M. Bayliss and Ernest H. Starling in connection with their discovery of secretin, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • secretin — [si krēt′ n] n. [< SECRET(ION) + IN1] a hormone produced in the small intestine, that stimulates secretion of pancreatic juice, bile, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Secretin receptor family — Pfam box Symbol = 7tm 2 Name = Secretin family of 7 transmembrane receptors width = caption = Pfam= PF00002 InterPro= IPR000832 SMART= PROSITE = PDOC00559 SCOP = 1bl1 TCDB = OPM family = 6 OPM protein = 1fjr PDB= PDB|1bl1 ; 17 30; PDB|1et2 S 184… …   Wikipedia

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • Secretin — Protein Name=PAGENAME caption= Symbol=SCT AltSymbols= HGNCid=10607 Chromosome=11 Arm=p Band=15 LocusSupplementaryData=.5 ECnumber= OMIM=182099 EntrezGene=6343 RefSeq=NM 021920 UniProt=P09683 PDB=Secretin is a peptide hormone produced in the S… …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone — A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living,… …   Medical dictionary

  • secretin — /si kree tin/, n. Biochem. a polypeptide hormone, produced in the small intestine, that activates the pancreas to secrete pancreatic juice. [1900 05; SECRETE1 + IN2] * * * ▪ hormone       a digestive hormone secreted by the wall of the upper part …   Universalium

  • secretin family — a group of peptides related to secretin, several of which are active in the alimentary tract; it includes secretin, glucagon, growth hormone–releasing hormone, glucose dependent insulinotropic polypeptide, and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide …   Medical dictionary

  • secretin — noun a gastrointestinal hormone that stimulates the secretion of water and bicarbonate from the pancreas and bile ducts whenever the stomach empties too much acid into the small intestine • Hypernyms: ↑gastrointestinal hormone, ↑GI hormones …   Useful english dictionary

  • secretin — noun Etymology: secretion + 1 in Date: 1902 an intestinal proteinaceous hormone capable of stimulating secretion by the pancreas and liver …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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