from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. cholecystokinin

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  • Cholecystokinin.


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  • A smart salad is quick to stimulate that satiety hormone called CCK when eaten prior to the meal, and so a dish of mixed greens can give even an American eater a run for the money.


  • While there is no certainty about these mechanisms, exercise appears to reduce panic caused by carbon dioxide as well as panic caused by a hormone called CCK-4.

    Srinivasan Pillay: Dealing With Recession Panic: The Science of Physical Exercise

  • The key messenger switching the vagus on is a peptide produced in your gastrointestinal track called CCK, which is released when your bowel senses fat.

    You: On a Diet

  • With Drupal, you use something called CCK (Content Construction Kit) to define new content types at a much finer level with their own metadata, workflows, permissioning and processing. News

  • They’re also influenced by ghrelin coming from your stomach, which stimulates NPY so you get hungry, and leptin from your fat, which is further stimulated by a chemical called CCK, released from your intestines after a meal.

    You: On a Diet

  • Police say they are part of vandal group known as "CCK," or "crazy, cracka, killas." - Local News

  • Pine nut oil contains pinolenic acid, a fatty acid that stimulates the body to produce two natural appetite suppressants: the hormones cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1).

    The Flex Diet

  • “Fat in the Intestine as a Regulator of Appetite—Role of CCK.”

    The Flex Diet

  • We will take images during the injection of CCK and continue for about 20 minutes after the dose is complete.

    DSIDA (Hepatobiliary) Scan

  • Your child's physician may order a DISIDA scan with CCK (cholecystokinin); a hormone produced in the body.

    DSIDA (Hepatobiliary) Scan


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