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Descriptor in English: Gastric Juice
Descriptor in Spanish: Jugo Gástrico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Suco Gástrico
Descriptor in French: Suc gastrique
Entry term(s): Gastric Juices
Juice, Gastric
Juices, Gastric
Tree number(s): A12.200.307
Scope note: The liquid secretion of the stomach mucosa consisting of hydrochloric acid (GASTRIC ACID); PEPSINOGENS; INTRINSIC FACTOR; GASTRIN; MUCUS; and the bicarbonate ion (BICARBONATES). (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p651)
Annotation: /secret permitted but consider GASTRIC MUCOSA /secret if pertinent, and not STOMACH /secret; GASTRIC ACID is also available; absence of gastric HCl = ACHLORHYDRIA; hyperacidity: index under GASTRIC ACID /secret
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Achlorhydria MeSH
Pepsin A MeSH
Pepsinogens MeSH
DeCS UI: 5891
Descriptor UI: D005750
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Gastric Juice - Preferred
Concept UI M0009006
Scope note The liquid secretion of the stomach mucosa consisting of hydrochloric acid (GASTRIC ACID); PEPSINOGENS; INTRINSIC FACTOR; GASTRIN; MUCUS; and the bicarbonate ion (BICARBONATES). (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p651)
Preferred term Gastric Juice
Entry term(s) Gastric Juices
Juice, Gastric
Juices, Gastric



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