Mucus and Cell Renewal
The mucus and the fluid in which it is suspended is the second component of gastric secretion.
The wall of the stomach is usually covered with a considerable layer of mucus, and it is quite natural that the first portions of juice secreted, for example under the influence of sham feeding, will have the lowest acidity.... Obviously this is because the stream of juice has been neutralized by mucus.280
KeywordsGastric Mucosa Parietal Cell Gastric Secretion Intrinsic Factor Pernicious Anemia
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