Medical Definition of Pentagastrin

1. A synthetic polypeptide that has effects like gastrin when given parenterally. It stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin, and intrinsic factor, and has been used as a diagnostic aid. Chemical name: L-Phenylalaninamide, N-((1,1-dimethylethoxy)carbonyl)-beta-alanyl-L-tryptophyl-L-methionyl-L-alpha-aspartyl- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentagastrin

pentads
pentaene
pentaerythritol
pentaerythritol tetranitrate
pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase
pentaerythritols
pentaerythrityl
pentaerythrityls
pentafid
pentafluoride
pentafluorides
pentafluoroethane
pentafluoropyridine
pentafluorostyrene
pentaformylgitoxin
pentagastrin (current term)
pentagastrin test
pentaglot
pentaglycine
pentagon
pentagonal
pentagonal prism
pentagonal prisms
pentagonally
pentagonals
pentagonite
pentagonous
pentagons
pentagram
pentagrammatic

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