Pharm ch 50

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  1. antacids
    basic compounds composed of different combinations of acid-neutralizing ionic salts
  2. chief cells
    cells in the stomach that secrete the gastric enzyme pepsinogen
  3. gastric glands
    secretory glands in the stomach containing the following cell types: parietal, chief, mucous, endocrine, and enterochromaffine
  4. gastric hyperacidity
    the overproduction of stomach acid
  5. HCL
    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
  6. Mucous cells
    • cells whose function in the stomach is to secrete mucus that serves as a protective mucous coat against the digestive properties of HCl
    • also called surface epithelial cells
  7. parietal cells
    • cells in the stomach that produce and secrete HCl
    • primary site of action for many of the drugs used to treat acid-related disorders
  8. pepsin
    an enzyme in the stomach that breaks down proteins
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Pharm ch 50
2013-03-18 15:32:14
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