A thin, clear, virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands and active in promoting digestion.
More example sentences
- Almost immediately after entry begins, the secretion of gastric juice and mucus starts.
- Hence the greater the volume of acid gastric juice passing into the duodenum, the greater the volume of bicarbonate-rich juice produced by the pancreas.
- Although repeated cultures of blood, sputum, and gastric juice were also negative, Mycobacterium bovis was found in urine samples.
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