\sˈɛɹuːlˌɛta͡ɪd], \sˈɛɹuːlˌɛtaɪd], \s_ˈɛ_ɹ_uː_l_ˌɛ_t_aɪ_d]\
Definitions of CERULETIDE
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A specific decapeptide obtained from the skin of Hila caerulea, an Australian amphibian. Caerulein is similar in action and composition to CHOLECYSTOKININ. It stimulates gastric, biliary, and pancreatic secretion; and certain smooth muscle. It is used in paralytic ileus and as diagnostic aid in pancreatic malfunction.
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