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hydrochloric acid

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
hydrochloric acid

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A strong acid, HCl, that is produced by oxyntic cells in the wall of the stomach and forms a constituent

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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