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Definition of "ghrelin" []

  • A peptide hormone, secreted in the stomach, that increases appetite. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ghrelin" in a sentence
  • ""This part of the stomach is in charge of producing a hormone called ghrelin, which is responsible for our appetite," said Gandsas."
  • "When our bodies notice we need more calories, levels of a hormone called ghrelin increase."
  • "What I found out after the surgery and in looking into -- doing all the research I had to do to write up all the stuff you have to write up before the surgery, I heard about a hormone called ghrelin or ghrelin -- depends on which doctor you talk to, how it ` s pronounced -- that basically signals your brain and says, I need more food."