a hormone liberated by the upper intestinal mucosa when stimulated by fat: reduces peristalsis and secretion in the stomach
enterogastrone en·ter·o·gas·trone (ěn’tə-rō-gās’trōn’)
A hormone released by the upper intestinal mucosa that inhibits gastric motility and secretion.
enterogenous en·ter·og·e·nous (ěn’tə-rŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Of intestinal origin.
- Enterogenous cyanosis
enterogenous cyanosis n. A condition resembling cyanosis, caused by the absorption of nitrites or other toxics from the intestine and by the formation of methemoglobin or sulfhemoglobin in the blood.
- Enterogenous cyst
enterogenous cyst n. A cyst derived from cells sequestered from the primitive foregut, classified histologically as bronchogenic, esophageal, or gastric.
- Enterohepatic circulation
enterohepatic circulation en·ter·o·he·pat·ic circulation (ěn’tə-rō-hĭ-pāt’ĭk) n. Circulation of substances such as bile salts, which are absorbed from the intestine and carried to the liver, where they are secreted into the bile and again enter the intestine.