Question

Which of the following hormones helps in secretion of HCl from stomach?

A

Renin

B

Gastrin

C

Secretin

D

Somatomedin

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Solution
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Correct option is B)

Gastrin is released by G-cells in the pyloric antrum of the stomach and duodenum. Gastrin stimulates the gastric glands to secrete pepsinogen and hydrochloric acid in the stomach. It also aids in gastric motility.
So, the correct answer is 'Gastrin'.

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