cholecystokinin is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

cholecystokinin Scrabble score: 25

Meaning of cholecystokinin

  • A hormone that is secreted by cells in the duodenum and stimulates the release of bile into the intestine and the secretion of enzymes by the pancreas
  • a hormone secreted esp by the duodenal mucosa that regulates the emptying of the gallbladder and secretion of enzymes by the pancreas and that has been found in the brain [n]