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gastric juice

n.
The colorless, watery, acidic digestive fluid that is secreted by various glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach and consists chiefly of hydrochloric acid, pepsin, rennin, and mucin.
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gastric juice

n
(Physiology) a digestive fluid secreted by the stomach, containing hydrochloric acid, pepsin, rennin, etc
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gas′tric juice`


n.
the digestive fluid, containing pepsin and other enzymes, secreted by the glands of the stomach.
[1720–30]
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gastric juice

A fluid secreted by glands lining the inside of the stomach. It contains hydrochloric acid and enzymes, such as pepsin, that aid in digestion.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
digestive fluid, digestive juice - secretions that aid digestion
lipase - an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
pepsin - an enzyme produced in the stomach that splits proteins into peptones
chymosin, rennin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
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References in classic literature ?
Another reason which Sag-Harbor (he went by that name) urged for his want of faith in this matter of the prophet, was something obscurely in reference to his incarcerated body and the whale's gastric juices. But this objection likewise falls to the ground, because a German exegetist supposes that Jonah must have taken refuge in the floating body of a dead whale -- even as the French soldiers in the Russian campaign turned their dead horses into tents, and crawled into them.
Greatly to their surprise he raised himself, looked at his watch, and remarked that, as it was now half an hour since luncheon, the gastric juices had had sufficient time to secrete; he was trying a system, he explained, which involved short spells of exercise interspaced by longer intervals of rest.
Gastric juice, formed from hydrochloric acid, enzymes and intrinsic factor, is continuously released from t e gastric mucosa at a low, basal level of secretion.
Moreover, in the control group (no prophylaxis against stress ulcer), no bleedings were noticed compared to the other two groups, and a higher gastric juice pH was recorded compared to ranitidine group (Table 1).
A 63-year-old man who underwent a radical gastric antral carcinoma resection and Billroth II gastrojejunostomy four years prior presented to our hospital with three-day epigastric pain and vomiting comprising transparent gastric juice without bile.
A hundred microliters of adjusted bacterial suspension was added to 900 [micro]l of sterile synthetic gastric juice (2 g of NaCl and 3.2 g of pepsin in 1 liter of distilled water, the pH was adjusted to 2.5 with concentrated HCl).
Cold drinks do not allow the food we've just taken in to remain longer in the stomach to allow better digestion by the enzymes in the gastric juice.
The reaction was initiated by adding 100 [micro]L of gastric juice to 150 [micro]L of substrate solution and incubated for 30 min at 37[degrees]C.
The work objective is studying the electrochemical behavior of iron-based nanoparticles with various coatings using voltammetry methods, developing methods for their identification and quantitative determination, and studying stability of iron nanoparticles with various coatings in simulated solutions of gastric juice.
[11] considers the influence of the impurities, gastric juice, and illumination, they only use some fixed thresholds that weaken the robustness of denoting the valid regions of frames.