a hormone secreted by the upper intestinal mucosa, that inhibits the secretion of gastric juice and stomach movements, thereby slowing digestion, esp. of fats
Origin of enterogastroneentero- + gastr- + -one
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.
Origin of enterogastroneentero– + gastr(o)– + (horm)one.