Definition of pancreozymin in English:

pancreozymin

noun

Biochemistry
  • [mass noun] A hormone which stimulates the production of enzymes by the pancreas.

    • ‘Originally it was thought that these were the actions of two different hormones, cholecystokinin and pancreozymin, but they were later found to be identical.’
    • ‘Cholecystokinin/pancreozymin induces the parallel discharge of digestive enzymes from the in vitro rabbit pancreas.’
    • ‘Sun and Shay used both pancreozymin and secretin to examine the pancreas.’

Pronunciation:

pancreozymin

/ˌpaŋkrɪə(ʊ)ˈzʌɪmɪn/