oxyntic

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oxyntic

(ɒkˈsɪntɪk)
adj
(Physiology) physiol of or denoting stomach cells that secrete acid: oxyntic cells.
[C19: from Greek oxus acid, sharp]
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2007), the largest number of oxyntic glands may be related to higher demand in the production of secretion and ability to digest proteins since the fish eats live prey or food rich in protein.