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).
Stones caused when the digestive juice bile, stored in the gall bladder, contains too much cholesterol and solidifies.
The pancreas begins to secrete its digestive juice as soon as the acid food contents of the stomach enters the small intestine.
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.
High triglyceride concentrations in blood result in the liver adding cholesterol to bile--a digestive juice stored in the gallbladder.
Bile is one of the digestive juices that help the body break down foods into usable elements.
A few drops of mandarin oil improve blood circulation and even aid digestion by discharging bile and digestive juices in the stomach, thereby increasing a person's appetite.
The pill is made from two kinds of jelly-like hydrogel material that allow it to resist the effects of stomach churning and acidic digestive juices. Its creators sought to mimic the defence mechanism of the pufferfish, which responds to threats by blowing up its body to resemble a spiky balloon.