Definition of Digestive fluid
1. Noun. Secretions that aid digestion.
Group relationships: Digestive System, Gastrointestinal System, Systema Alimentarium, Systema Digestorium
Generic synonyms: Juice, Succus
Specialized synonyms: Gastric Acid, Gastric Juice, Pancreatic Juice, Bile, Gall
Lexicographical Neighbors of Digestive Fluid
Literary usage of Digestive fluid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"The latter salt is sufficiently soluble to account for the above modified action of the digestive fluid. Dr. Marshall, of Philadelphia, has made some ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1896)
"Thus, the process of secretion in a given set of glands may be so modified that the yield of digestive fluid is greatly reduced, thus diminishing the amount ..."
3. Elements of Physiology by Joh. Müller (1843)
"Schwann has performed several experiments to determine the part which the acid plays in the digestive fluid. The experiments already detailed prove that the ..."
4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1863)
"It is true the secretion of a digestive fluid is intermittent, but it is not both the essential constituents of this digestive fluid that are thus only ..."
5. Eclectic Journal of Medicine by John Bell (1837)
"Acidulated water, which contains only J, per cent, of digestive fluid, still manifests ... Now as 4.8 grains of digestive fluid only contain 0.11 grains of ..."
6. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"An artificial digestive fluid may be made in the following manner. ... It is evident, therefore, that the digestive fluid contains a principle capable of ..."