Pharm ch 50
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basic compounds composed of different combinations of acid-neutralizing ionic salts
cells in the stomach that secrete the gastric enzyme pepsinogen
secretory glands in the stomach containing the following cell types: parietal, chief, mucous, endocrine, and enterochromaffine
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
- 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
- cells in the stomach that produce and secrete HCl
- 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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