Gastric secretions

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  1. HCL
    Antibacterial, decreases pH to activate pepsinogen to pepsin
  2. Pepsin
    Digests proteins into smaller peptide chains, activates pepsinogen
  3. Mucus
    Protects lining
  4. Intrinsic facctor
    Binds to Vitamin B12 and aids in its absorption
  5. Gastric lipase
    Digests a minor amount of lipids
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diabetis
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Card Set:
Gastric secretions
Updated:
2014-01-20 21:02:00
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Gastric secretions
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Secretions
Description:
Gastric secretions (not hormones)
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