succus entericus


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succus entericus

[′sək·əs in′ter·ə·kəs]
(physiology)
The intestinal juice secreted by the glands of the intestinal mucous membrane; it is thin, opalescent, alkaline, and has a specific gravity of 1.011.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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