HyperDic: gastric_juice

English > 1 sense of the expression gastric juice:
NOUNbodygastric juice, gastric aciddigestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
English > gastric juice: 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 acid
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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