digestive fluid

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Noun1.digestive fluid - secretions that aid digestion
digestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium - the system that makes food absorbable into the body
succus, juice - any of several liquids of the body; "digestive juices"
gastric acid, gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
pancreatic juice - a fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats
bile, gall - a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
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Estimated to affect about one in 100,000 people, the progressive disorder affects the ability of the liver to secrete digestive fluid, leading to eventual organ failure.
Plecanatide is designed to replicate the function of uroguanylin, a naturally occurring GI peptide, by working locally in the upper GI tract to stimulate digestive fluid movement and support regular bowel function.
N in anaerobic digestive fluid of swine wastewater containing highly concentrated nitrogen is a significant problem with respect to factors such as recovery rate.
The first 10 chapters of Insectivorous Plants (Darwin, 1900) present the sundew experiments designed to determine what types of substances triggered movement of the sticky trichomes to wrap around prey and stimulated secretion of the digestive fluid.
When your gallbladder is removed, there is no place to store this digestive fluid.
First, some moth larvae eat them; second a long list of organisms has been found to be trapped in them; third, they are pollinated by insects; and fourth, some insect larvae and other organisms manage to live in the digestive fluid in the pitchers of a few of them, especially Sarracenia purpurea L.
The digestive fluid of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, larvae contains aspartic proteases, which show greatest activity at pH 3.
If the prey is starting to break down into a liquid form, it may require less digestive fluid.
Though somewhat more invasive than the breath test, digestive fluid sampling via endoscopy allows the examiner to assess the gastric mucosa for irritation and obtain samples for analysis of other digestive enzyme levels.
The accompanying loss of blood and digestive fluids expose the patients family caregivers and health workers to infection by the virus.
Insoluble fiber, meanwhile, can't dissolve - and it's the stuff that keeps the other digestive fluids moving through your intestines.
Working mainly in the digestive tract, ginger helps to boost digestive fluids and neutralize acids, making it an effective alternative to anti-nausea medication, without the possible unpleasant side effects.