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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This interaction blocks the secretion of hydrogen ions, which combine with chloride ions in the stomach lumen to form gastric acid.3 However, a recent study published in 2017 states that the use of PPIs increases risk of heart failure and death in CAD patients.