Definitions for "Secretin"
Peptide hormone secreted by upper small intestine ; stimulates pancreas to secrete bicarbonate intoo small intestine.
Polypeptide hormone produced by the action of acid on duodenal epithelium that induces the flow of water and bicarbonate and sodium ions in pancreatic juice. Compare Pancreozymin and Cholecystokinin.
peptide hormone synthesized in the small intestine and brain. One major activity of this hormone is to stimulate bicarbonate secretion from the pancreas.