Medical Definition of Pancreatic hyperglycaemic hormone

1. A polypeptide hormone (3485 D) secreted by the cells of the Islets of Langerhans in response to a fall in blood sugar levels. Induces hyperglycaemia. A family of structurally related peptides includes glucagon like peptides 1 & 2 (encoded by the same gene), gastric inhibitory polypeptide, secretin, vasoactive intestinal peptide, growth hormone releasing factor, pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide, exendins. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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pancreatic cystoduodenostomy
pancreatic deoxyribonuclease
pancreatic diabetes
pancreatic diarrhoea
pancreatic digestion
pancreatic diverticula
pancreatic dornase
pancreatic duct
pancreatic encephalopathy
pancreatic enzyme
pancreatic extracts
pancreatic fibrosis
pancreatic fistula
pancreatic hormones
pancreatic hyperglycaemic hormone (current term)
pancreatic infantilism
pancreatic insufficiency
pancreatic islands
pancreatic isleT-cell tumours
pancreatic islets
pancreatic juice
pancreatic juices
pancreatic lymph nodes
pancreatic neoplasms
pancreatic notch
pancreatic plexus
pancreatic polypeptide
pancreatic pseudocyst
pancreatic pseudocysts

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