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Gastric juice is an acid.

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Is gastric juice in a stomach an acid or a base?

Gastric Juice in ur stomach is a base


Is gastric juice an acid or a base?

Acid. Typically 2 on the pH scale


What are components of gastric juice?

The components of gastric juice are pepsinogen, hydrochloric acid, and mucus The components of gastric juice are pepsinogen, hydrochloric acid, and mucus


Is gastric juice an acid?

Yes it is. The proper name for it is Gastric Acid.


What are the ingredients of gastric juice?

the active ingredients in gastric juice are pepsin and hydrochloric acid.


Is gastric acid the secretions in the gastric juice produced by the stomach?

Gastric acid is part of the "juices" produced by the stomach.


Why is gastric juice acidic?

Gastric juice is acidic because it contains and is composed of hydrochloric acid


What is the active ingredient in gastric juice?

The most important ingredient of gastric juice is hydrochloric acid.


What is the composition of gastric juice?

Gastric juice contains hydrochloric acid, pepsin and, in small children, rennet.


What are the functions of the acid in Gastric Juice?

gastric juice contain HCl which kills germs present in food.


Component of gastric juice?

Gastric juice contains hydrochloric acid, pepsinogen, and mucus; ingredients important in digestion


What does gastric juice contain?

The enzymes pepsin and renin are found in gastric juice. Hydrochloic acid is found there as well.


What is the presence of lactic acid in gastric juice indicate?

nothing, its a normal component of gastric juice like HCl.


Is gastric juice a acid?

No, it's NOT A ACID, it's AN ACID. A Acid poor english


Is lime juice an acid or base?

lime juice is an acid, not a base


What has a pH of 1.5?

Lemon juice, Gastric Acid


Is gastric acid the same thing as hydrochloric acid?

Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is one of the component of gastric acid (also called gastric juice). Other components include electrolytes and enzymes. So no, hydrochloric acid is NOT the same thing as gastric acid


What effect will orange juice have on gastric juice?

orange juice is an acid and when it comes in contact with gastric juices it just makes you burp and feel sick because it reacts with the gastric juice and creates hydrochloric oxide


Why isn't the stomach affected by the gastric juice?

there is a lining of mucus around the entire stomach that prevents the gastric acid (gastric juice) from penetrating the stomach walls


What gastric juice contains?

hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes


What does mucus in gastric juice do?

It protects the stomach wall from acid


Is tomato juice an acid or a base?

Tomato juice is an acid.


Is orange juice an acid or a base?

Orange juice is an acid.


What are the two ways by which the hydrochloric acid in gastric juice contribute to the chemical digestion of food in the stomach?

describe two ways on how the hydrolic acid in the gastric juice contribute in the chemicaldigestion of food in the stomach


What are the composition and functions of gastric juice?

The gastric juice needs to be acid so that it can break down the food to go to the intestine. The muscles of the stomach wall contract vigorously so that the food is mixed with the gastric juice. Pepsinogen is made by the presence of gastric juice. This digests protein. Seeing, smelling, tasting or thinking about food starts the production of gastric juice.


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