secretin test

1. (for pancreatic function) after intravenous injection of secretin, pancreatic secretions are measured by collection through a tube in the duodenum. 2. (for hypergastrinemia) basal values of gastrin are obtained and secretin is administered intravenously; levels of gastrin are then measured at short intervals to assess whether its secretion is normal or abnormal. Defs. 1 and 2 called also intravenous secretin t. and secretin injection or secretin stimulation t.

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