Definition of Motilin

1. Noun. A gastrointestinal hormone that apparently participates in controlling smooth muscle contractions in the stomach and small intestine.




Definition of Motilin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A polypeptide that has a role in fat metabolism ¹

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Medical Definition of Motilin

1. Peptide (22 residues) found in duodenum, pituitary and pineal that stimulates intestinal motility. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Motilin

mothproofers
mothproofing
mothproofs
moths
mothy
moti
motia
motier
motiest
motif
motific
motifs
motile
motile leukocyte
motiles
motilin (current term)
motilities
motility
motility test
motility test medium
motion
motion-picture camera
motion-picture fan
motion-picture film
motion-picture photography
motion-picture show
motion capture
motion of confidence
motion of no confidence
motion perception

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