gastric juice

noun

Definition of gastric juice

  1. :  a thin watery acid digestive fluid secreted by glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach

First Known Use of gastric juice

circa 1736


GASTRIC JUICE Defined for Kids

gastric juice

noun gas·tric juice \ˈga-strik-\

Definition of gastric juice for Students

  1. :  an acid liquid made by the stomach that helps to digest food


Medical Dictionary

gastric juice

noun

Medical Definition of gastric juice

  1. :  a thin watery acid digestive fluid secreted by the glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach and containing 0.2 to 0.4 percent free hydrochloric acid and several enzymes (as pepsin)


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