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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gastric juice 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stom·ach n.
 1. Anat. An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.
 2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.
 3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
 He which hath no stomach to this fight,
 Let him depart.   --Shak.
 4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.]
    Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain.   --Spenser.
    This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent.   --Locke.
 5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.]
 He was a man
 Of an unbounded stomach.   --Shak.
 Stomach pump Med., a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it.
 Stomach tube Med., a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach.
 Stomach worm Zool., the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the stomach.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gas·tric a.  Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery.
 Gastric digestion Physiol., the conversion of the albuminous portion of food in the stomach into soluble and diffusible products by the solvent action of gastric juice.
 Gastric fever Med., a fever attended with prominent gastric symptoms; -- a name applied to certain forms of typhoid fever; also, to catarrhal inflammation of the stomach attended with fever.
 Gastric juice Physiol., a thin, watery fluid, with an acid reaction, secreted by a peculiar set of glands contained in the mucous membrane of the stomach. It consists mainly of dilute hydrochloric acid and the ferment pepsin. It is the most important digestive fluid in the body, but acts only on proteid foods.
 Gastric remittent fever Med., a form of remittent fever with pronounced stomach symptoms.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gastric juice
      n : digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting
          chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes
          pepsin and rennin and lipase