digestive juice


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Noun1.digestive juice - 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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Actually was he hungry when he had megapode eggs, and the well-nigh dried founts of saliva and of internal digestive juices were stimulated to flow again at contemplation of a megapode egg prepared for the eating.
The topics include experimentation and mathematical model research on air gap membrane distillation, synthesizing and characterizing a novel alkaline earth metal complex, the microstructure and corrosion resistance of black micro-arc oxidation ceramic coatings on magnesium alloy, the influence of a model's shape on molding time in a glass molding press, the effect of polyester structures on the damping property of polyurethane elastomers, using lime-mediated sewage sludge as metallurgy sintering ingredients, and changes of fibrinolytic activity of nattokinase in artificial gastrointestinal environment and human digestive juice.
In the gastrointestinal system, caffeine increases gastric irritation and digestive juice secretion (Liska, 1986).
The digestive juice in the gastrointestinal tract quickly destroys curcumin so that little actually gets into the blood.
You might also see unwary insects get stuck in other plants' passive traps, like a pitcher plant's pool of digestive juice or the sundew's sticky "glue.
This watery liquid is a digestive juice which helps us chew the food and also helps it pass though our bodies.
Medication only neutralizes acid in the digestive juice but enzymes, bile and other noxious compounds of the gastric chyme are not affected.
High triglyceride concentrations in blood result in the liver adding cholesterol to bile--a digestive juice stored in the gallbladder.
But what many people don't know is that drinking during the meal dilutes the digestive juices and makes the meal more difficult to digest.
Ginger -- A spice utilized for thousands of years for its medicinal properties, ginger is best known for alleviating nausea as it promotes the secretion of various digestive juices and enzymes that neutralize stomach acid.
An inherited condition with no cure, cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat and digestive juices.
In order to benefit from the small amounts of B12 in food, the stomach secretes digestive juices that increase its absorption in the small intestine.