gastric acid

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gastric acid

[′gas·trik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
Hydrochloric acid secreted by parietal cells in the fundus of the stomach.
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The wastewater used in this study comprised the supernatant of anaerobic digestive fluid of swine manure containing highly concentrated nitrogen and phosphorus.
Darwin also examined the nature of the digestive fluid secreted by the leaves.
Proteolytic digestion of [alpha]AI (Phaseolus vulgaris) by acidic proteases present in the digestive fluid of H.
It is important to note that when digestive fluids are sampled directly via endoscope and lactase levels are measured, not all people with low lactase levels exhibit symptoms of lactose intolerance; the lower levels of lactase are not necessarily correlated with the most severe clinical symptoms (Gupta, Chong, & Fitzgerald, 1999).
October 10, 2013 -- New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, digestive fluids and the foods we eat.
Washington, Oct 13 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, digestive fluids and the foods we eat.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a disease which affects not only the pancreas but also exocrine glands throughout the entire body that secrete digestive fluids and mucus, including the airways and the intestine.
The condition affects her major organs and means that her body is unable to regulate her digestive fluids and mucus.
Digestive fluids in the pool of Liquid break down the insect's soft body parts.
Chemical damage attributable to enzymes in digestive fluids was suggested as the cause of reduced cyst viability.