gastric hypersecretion

gastric hypersecretion

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  • hypersecretion — Excessive secretion of any tissue or gland. gastric h. excessive formation of gastric juice, especially the acid component. * * * hy·per·se·cre·tion si krē shən n excessive production of a bod …   Medical dictionary

  • famotidine — A histamine H2 antagonist used in the treatment of duodenal ulcers to reduce hydrochloric acid secretion. * * * fa·mo·ti·dine fə mōt ə .dīn, .dēn n an H2 antagonist C8H15N7O2S3 used to inhibit gastric acid secretion esp. in the short term… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome — noun syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity • Hypernyms: ↑syndrome * * * ¦zäliŋər¦elə̇sən noun Usage: usually capitalized Z&E Etymology: after Robert M. Zollinger died 1992 and Edwin H.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nizatidine — A histamine H2 antagonist used to treat active duodenal ulcers. * * * ni·zat·i·dine nī zat ə .dīn, .dēn n an H2 antagonist C12H21N5O2S2 that inhibits gastric acid secretion and is used in the treatment of duodenal ulcers see axid * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome — A rare disorder caused by a tumor called a gastrinoma, most often occurring in the pancreas. The tumor secretes the hormone gastrin, which causes increased production of gastric acid leading to severe recurrent ulcers of the esophagus, stomach,… …   Medical dictionary

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