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cholecystokinin

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hormone produced principally by the small intestine in response to the presence of fats, causing contraction of the gallbladder, release of bile, and secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes.

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  • noun biochemistry Any of several peptide hormones that stimulate the digestion of fat and protein; abbreviated to CCK.

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  • noun a gastrointestinal hormone that stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes and the contraction and emptying of the gall bladder; its release is stimulated by the presence of fatty acids and amino acids in the small intestine

Etymologies

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From cholecysto- +‎ kinin.

Examples

  • What's more, the researchers show that rats fed a high-fat diet for a few days become resistant to the glucose-lowering hormone known as cholecystokinin (CCK).

    Medindia Health News

  • WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A gut hormone called cholecystokinin (CCK) plays an important role in the control of blood sugar production in the liver, according to Canadian researchers.

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  • If toxins are swallowed, bitter-taste receptors in the gut sense them and trigger the production of a hormone called cholecystokinin that both suppresses appetite and slows the movement of food from the stomach to the small intestine.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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  • It may also increase the level of hormones in the gut (such as cholecystokinin), which is another way to control your appetite. (xvi)

    Mark Hyman, MD: The Super Fiber That Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

  • It may also increase the level of hormones in the gut (such as cholecystokinin), which is another way to control your appetite. (xvi)

    The Super Fiber That Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

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

    DSIDA (Hepatobiliary) Scan

  • 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

  • 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

  • Most of them emanate from the digestive tract, which releases chemical messengers including cholecystokinin, glucagon-like peptide and peptide YY when the stomach and intestines are full.

    Eating to Live or Living to Eat?

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