Synonyms of cholecystokinin
- 1. cholecystokinin, gastrointestinal hormone, GI hormones
- usage: 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
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Definition and meaning of cholecystokinin (Dictionary)