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Which of the following cells produce HCl?

a)

–cells

b)

-cells

c)

Oxyntic cells

d)

Chief cells


Question ID - 1909 :-

Which of the following cells produce HCl?

a)

–cells

b)

-cells

c)

Oxyntic cells

d)

Chief cells

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Oxyntic cells are present in pits within the wall of vertebrate stomach. Their function is to secrete hydrochloric acid, giving the gastric fluid a pH of about 2.0 HCl converts proenzyme prorennin and pepsinogen into active rennin and pepsin respectively.



Next Question :

What is the another name of gastro-oesophageal sphincter?

a)

Pyloric sphincter

b)

Gastro-duodenal sphincter

c)

Cardiac sphincter

d)

Sphincter of oddi


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