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gastrin (s) (noun), gastrins (pl)
A hormone that is secreted by the membranes in the stomach, producing a fluid that is necessary for digestion: Due to a deficiency, Kitty had to take a medication that simulated gastrin which facilitated her ability to process the food she ate.
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