Gastrointestinal Peptides and Peptide-Secreting Tumors (Apudomas)



Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Pancreatic Polypeptide Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide Pancreatic Enzyme Secretion Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide 
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