Some articles on gastric juice, gastric:
... This digestive mixture is called gastric juice ... several mechanisms to resist the effect of gastric juice on itself, but the mucosa of the esophagus does not ... the angle of His formed here, prevents gastric juice from flowing back into the esophagus ...
... Gastric juice is secreted from gastric glands, which are located in narrow tube like structures called gastric pits ... Gastric juice contains hydrochloric acid, pepsinogen and mucus in a healthy adult ... acid is secreted by parietal cells, pepsinogen is secreted by gastric chief cells and mucus is secreted by mucus neck cells ...
Famous quotes containing the word juice:
“bodies wrapped in elastic bands,
bodies cased in wood or used like telephones,
bodies crucified up onto their crutches,
bodies wearing rubber bags between their legs,
bodies vomiting up their juice like detergent,
bodies smooth and bare as darning eggs.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)