LilleyChpt50 Acid-Controlling Drugs
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basic compounds of different combinations of acid-neutralizing ionic salts
cells in the stomach that secrete the gastric enzymes pepsinogen
a precursor to pepsin
secretory glands in the stomach containing the following cell types: parietal, chief, mucous, endocrine, and enterochromaffin
the overproduction of stomach acid
an acid secreted by the parietal cells in the lining of the stomach that maintains the environment of the stomach at a pH of 1 to 4
hydrochloric acid (HCl)
cells whose function in the stomach is to secrete mucus that serves as a protective mucous coat aganist the digestive properties of HCl.
also called surface epithelial cells
cells in the stomach that produce and secrete HCl. these cells are the primary site of action for many of the drugs used to treat acid-related disorders
an enzyme in the stomach that breaks down proteins
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