The liquid secretion of the stomach mucosa consisting of hydrochloric acid (GASTRIC ACID); PEPSINOGENS; INTRINSIC FACTOR; GASTRIN; MUCUS; and the bicarbonate ion (BICARBONATES). (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p651)
digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
GAS-trik JUICE The fluid that stomach cells secrete that carries out chemical digestion. 760
The digestive fluids produced by the lining of the stomach that break down proteins and destroy harmful organisms.
a mixture produced by the cells of the stomach that contains hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes.
Fluids produced by the stomach to breakdown food and kill germs.
Gastric juice is a strong acidic liquid, p H 1 to 3, which is close to being colourless. The hormone gastrin is released into the bloodstream when peptides are detected in the stomach. This causes gastric glands in the lining of the stomach to secrete gastric juice.