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Answered 2013-03-25 16:19:02

Food mixes with gastric juice in the stomach, the only place gastric juice should ever be in the body unless there is gastric reflux or perforation of the stomach.

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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.

What is the name given to digestive juice found inside stomachs?

Gastric juice is mixed with food in the stomach to promote digestion.

What does gastric juice break down?

Gastric juice breaks down food in your stomach :)

What are the Functions of pepsinogen in the gastric juice?

Gastric juice, as known is an acidic juice present in the stomach. Pepsinogen in gastric juice conveys it to convert the pieces of food into a thick paste which then continues on. ^_^

What are the functions of the acid in Gastric Juice?

gastric juice contain HCl which kills germs present in food.

Where food is mixed with gastic juice?

Gastric juices act solely in the stomach. By the time foodstuffs enter the small intestines, it is already a mash.

Where is gastric juice produced?

Gastric juice is produced in the stomach. Gastric juice is produced in the Gastric glands.

Is gastric juice found in the stomach?

YES gastric juice is found in the stomach. It helps break the food down on to its simplest form.

What is the function of gastric hormone gastric?

Gastric glands that are in the stomach make secretions called Gastric Juice. The muscular walls of the stomach contract vigorously to mix food with gastric juice producing a mixture called chyme.

What is the mixture of gastric juice and food called?

The proper term is 'chyme'; or, gastric juices as you called it.

Is chyme released by the stomach into the intestines?

chyme is the mixture of gastric juice and the food intake. gastric juice is released by the hormone gastrin into the stomach.

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

Is gastric juice an acid or base?

Gastric juice is an acid.

What help us digest the food in our stomach?

Renin, pepsin and hydrochloric acid (HCl) are substances responsible for the breakdown of food particles in the stomach. These substances are contained in the gastric juice, where the gastric juice is being secreted by the aid of the gastric gland, and the gastric gland is part of the linings of the stomach wall.

In the stomach food is mixed with what?

The stomach contains hydrochloric acid, which mixes with the food we swallow. In the HCl enzymes are located to digest proteins. Some hormones are also found there to regulate the pH of the gastric juice.

What is the function of the gastric juice in the stomach?

It breaks down proteins. The bolus, which is bits of food, drops down into the stomach. The gastric juice breaks down the bolus into a liquid called chyme. Neutralizes the food mass

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

How is a chyme formed?

chyme is formed in stomach. the food we eat is churned and then swollowed as bolus. this bolus is grinded and made into an paste , which is thouroghly mixed with the gastric juice in the stomach, and this is called as chyme.

What are the ingredients of gastric juice?

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

How is gastric juice formed?

There are HCl located within your stomach that forms the gastric juice.

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

Gastric Juice in ur stomach is a base

Does the gastric juice work in the stomach?

Yes. It makes food into chyme, chyme is delicious ;)

How does gastric juice help in digestion?

because,it breaks down and dissolve the nutrients in food..

Where is gastric juice made?

Gastric juice is made in the liver and is stored in the gallblader for later use.

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