Name the Digestive Juice Secreted by the Stomach and Give Its Function. - Biology

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Name the digestive juice secreted by the stomach and give its function.

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The digestive juice secreted by the stomach is the gastric juice.

The gastric juice contains

  1.  — water
  2. — hydrochloric acid
  3. — enzyme

Which have the following roles:

  1. Hydrochloric acid serves to kill the germs and activates pepsin. Pepsin converts proteins into peptones and proteoses.
  2. Enzyme rennin converts the milk casein into curd.
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Selina Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE
Chapter 4 Digestive System
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