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Definition of "secretagogue" []

  • A hormone or another agent that causes or stimulates secretion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "secretagogue" in a sentence
  • "On July 21, 2011, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced the launch of GLUBES, a fixed dose combination tablet of a rapid-acting insulin secretagogue and an improving agent for postprandial hyperglycemia."
  • "Therefore, a lower dose of the insulin secretagogue may be required to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia if used in combination with KOMBIGLYZE XR."
  • "A polysaccharide found in this fruit has been found to be an anti-aging secretagogue."
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