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With reference to a normal human being, which one of the following statements is not correct?

a)

Human saliva is slightly alkaline

b)

An adult human may secrete 1 to 1.5 litres of saliva per day

c)

Saliva is secreted by six pairs of salivary glands in human beings

d)

The salivary enzyme (ptyalin) breaks down cooked starch into maltose


Question ID - 2308 | Toppr Answer

With reference to a normal human being, which one of the following statements is not correct?

a)

Human saliva is slightly alkaline

b)

An adult human may secrete 1 to 1.5 litres of saliva per day

c)

Saliva is secreted by six pairs of salivary glands in human beings

d)

The salivary enzyme (ptyalin) breaks down cooked starch into maltose

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

There are three pairs of salivary glands in man which secrete saliva into the oral cavity through ducts. About 1000-1500 mL of saliva is secreted per day.



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