gastric gland n.
Any of the branched tubular glands in the mucosa of the fundus and body of the stomach, containing parietal cells that secrete hydrochloric acid and zymogenic cells that produce pepsin. Also called fundus gland, gastric follicle.
- Gastric indigestion
gastric indigestion n. Indigestion in the stomach.
- Gastric inhibitory polypeptide
gastric inhibitory polypeptide n. Abbr. GIP A peptide hormone secreted by the stomach that stimulates insulin release as part of the digestive process.
noun 1. the digestive fluid, containing pepsin and other enzymes, secreted by the glands of the stomach. noun 1. a digestive fluid secreted by the stomach, containing hydrochloric acid, pepsin, rennin, etc gastric juice n. The colorless, watery, acidic digestive fluid that is secreted by various glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach and […]
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the washing out of the stomach; lavage.