oxyntic

adjective

ox·​yn·​tic äk-ˈsint-ik How to pronounce oxyntic (audio)
: secreting acid
used especially of the parietal cells of the gastric glands

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“Oxyntic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxyntic. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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