Dictionary » G » Gastric acid

Gastric acid

Definition

noun

(1) The hydrochloric acid present in the gastric juice

(2) The gastric juice itself


Supplement

Gastric acid helps to digest food in stomach and kill many pathogens that have reached the stomach by ingestion.


See also:


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... were at least 20% identical with cannabinoid, thrombin and fatty acid receptors. I don't know if that is new discovery or not. BLAST program ... wouldn`t push food out yet. If they also reduce release of mucus and gastric acids then intestines may become less slimy and nutrients may pass ...

See entire post
by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
Replies: 4
Views: 6732

Re:

... (LES). This sphincter should retain your stomach content in your gastric. This sphincter can be weaken by some food or drink (acid, spicy, soda, coffee) and strenghten by others (mainly those contain hi protein). But ...

See entire post
by blackmantis
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 32
Views: 81832

Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... (LES). This sphincter should retain your stomach content in your gastric. This sphincter can be weaken by some food or drink (acid, spicy, soda, coffee) and strenghten by others (mainly those contain hi protein). But ...

See entire post
by adihutama
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:32 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 32
Views: 81832

why do people with gastric ulcers get weight loss?

... of the loss in apetite? if so why do they have a loss in apetite? is it because of the epigastric pain it causes? or maybe it is because of the acid that goes into the duodenum and so limiting the enxymes which work there?

See entire post
by sarah90222
Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: why do people with gastric ulcers get weight loss?
Replies: 1
Views: 2501

Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... you that it is not good to drink water before you eat because "gastric juice is dilluted and digestion will be harder". :roll: ??? ... I've NEVER seen this. This is nonsense. The FACT is, if your stomach acid is diluted by food or drink, IT JUST MAKES MORE. Your stomach is not ...

See entire post
by Opus
Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:41 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 15
Views: 32097
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 09:08, 27 April 2011. This page has been accessed 1,814 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link