What is another word for gastric juice?

33 synonyms found


[ ɡˈastɹɪk d͡ʒˈuːs], [ ɡˈastɹɪk d‍ʒˈuːs], [ ɡ_ˈa_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k dʒ_ˈuː_s]

How to use "Gastric juice" in context?

The digestive system breaks down and assimilates food into energy your body needs to function. The stomach and small intestine are responsible for taking food from the mouth and breaking it down into small particles called molecules. These molecules are then moved into the small intestine where the stomach and small intestine work together to churn and mix the molecules. This process is called gastric juice and it breaks down food further into smaller particles. Gastric juice is composed of water, chyme, and enzymes.

The four main purposes of gastric juice are to:

1. Remove indigestible pieces of food from the stomach

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