from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A protein produced by the pancreas after food is ingested that inhibits insulin secretion and may help regulate fat intake and reduce body weight.
entero- + -stat + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
• Includes (among others) cholecystokinin, amylin, glucagon-like-peptide 1 (GLP-1), enterostatin, and bombesin • Adiposity hormones • Long-term • Related to energy stores •