Definitions

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

  • n. See cholecystokinin.

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  • n. Former name for cholecystokinin.

Etymologies

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

pancre(as) + zym(o)- + -in.

Examples

  • This hormone is pancreozymin (pan'kree-oh-zy'min; which is a shortened form of "pancreatic enzymes").

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  • [Article in Russian] Examination of the exocrine function of the pancreas in 52 workers exposed to lead, including 36 with the symptoms of intoxication (mild in 33 and marked in 3) revealed the primarily hyposecretory response of acinar cells stimulated with pancreozymin and secretin, while the hyposecretory and dyspancreatic responses were recorded less frequently.

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