Definitions

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  • adj. Producing acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Acid; producing acid; -- applied especially to certain glands and cells in the stomach.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rendering acid.

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Examples

  • "Digital image processing of intracellular pH in gastric oxyntic and chief cells," Nature 325, 447 – 450 (1987).

    Roger Y. Tsien - Autobiography

  • —The gastric glands are of three kinds: (a) pyloric, (b) cardiac, and (c) fundus or oxyntic glands.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach

  • These are known as the parietal or oxyntic cells, and they are connected with the lumen by fine channels which run into their substance.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach

  • In the alimentary tract coffee seems to stimulate the oxyntic cells and slightly to increase the secretion of hydrochloric acid, as well as to favor intestinal peristalsis.

    All About Coffee

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