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[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.’
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