NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved

NEET - 2016

Which hormones do stimulate the production of pancreatic juice and bicarbonate?

(a) Angiotensin and epinephrine
(b) Gastrin and insulin
(c) Cholecystokinin and secretin
(d) Insulin and glucagon

Audio Explanation:


(c) Cholecystokinin (CCK) and secretin are the peptide hormones that stimulate the production of pancreatic juice and bicarbonates within the alimentary canal. Secretin acts on the exocrine pancreas and stimulates the secretion of water and bicarbonate ions. CCK acts on both pancreas and gall bladder and stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes and bile juice respectively. Hence. option (c) is correct.

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