Medical Definition of Hormone, secretin

Hormone, secretin: Hormone made by glands in the small intestine that stimulates pancreatic secretion. The word "hormone" was coined by the English physiologists Wm. M. Bayliss and Ernest H. Starling in connection with their discovery of secretin, the first hormone, in 1902.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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Reviewed on 12/12/2018