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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Hydrochloric acid is present in digestive fluid in humans, but in a concentrated form could also cause serious injuries given its corrosive nature.
A digestive fluid is injected, which helps liquefy the insides of the insect.
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.
However, the treatment of TCOD and N[H.sub.4.sup.+]-N in anaerobic digestive fluid of swine wastewater containing highly concentrated nitrogen is a significant problem with respect to factors such as recovery rate.
A gallbladder attack occurs when a gallstone (a solid mass of digestive fluid) leaves the gallbladder and gets stuck in the passageway from your gallbladder to your intestine.
We will analyze 1) unexplored environments rich in proteolytic enzymes (digestive fluid from snake, spider, and carnivore plants) and 2) microbiological environments where proteolytic enzymes are adapted to environmental conditions of interest to the food and biotech industry (high pH, high pressure, and low temperature)."
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. He came to realize that only nitrogen-containing substances, such as high-protein foods like meat, egg white, milk, and peas, elicited the full carnivorous response.
When your gallbladder is removed, there is no place to store this digestive fluid. And there's nothing to "tell" your body to release bile.
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 3.0 and a temperature of 40[degrees]C.
If the prey is starting to break down into a liquid form, it may require less digestive fluid."