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gastric juice

noun
1.
the digestive fluid, containing pepsin and other enzymes, secreted by the glands of the stomach.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30
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British Dictionary definitions for gastric juice

gastric juice

noun
1.
a digestive fluid secreted by the stomach, containing hydrochloric acid, pepsin, rennin, etc
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gastric juice in Medicine

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 in Science
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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