HyperDic: gastric_acid

English > 1 sense of the expression gastric acid:
NOUNbodygastric acid, gastric juicedigestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
English > gastric acid: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningdigestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase.
Synonymgastric juice
Broaderdigestive juice, digestive fluidsecretions that aid digestion
SubstanceslipaseAn enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
pepsinAn enzyme produced in the stomach that splits proteins into peptones
rennin, chymosinAn enzyme that occurs in gastric juice
Spanishácido gástrico, jugo gástrico
Catalanàcid gàstric, suc gàstric

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