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Answered 2012-02-16 09:07:06

The amount of gastric juice normally secreted per meal is about 700 ml and about 1-3 liters per day. The juice is not made entirely of HCL, as gastric juice contains several other ingredients including water, electrolytes, digestive enzymes and some mucus.

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Where is food mixed with gastric juice?

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What does gastric juice break down?

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

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What is the function of gastric hormone gastric?

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Is chyme released by the stomach into the intestines?

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What are the Functions of pepsinogen in the gastric juice?

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What three juices are produced in the stomach?

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Where is gastric juice found and what does it do?

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What does gastric juice mean?

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What help us digest the food in our stomach?

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Why doesnt gastric juice digest the inside of the stomach?

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What is gastrorrhexis?

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What does mucus in gastric juice do?

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Can gastric juice come out from nose?

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What chemical aids the stomach with digestion?

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Why doesn't gastric juice digest the inside of the stomach?

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

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What prevents the gastric juice from digesting the stomach lining?

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What are the composition and functions of gastric juice?

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