what is the role of hydrochloricacid in the stomach?

Asked by hels145 | 5th Aug, 2008, 04:24: PM

Expert Answer:

  1. Killing bacteria in the food.
  2. Stopping the action of saliva.
  3. softening of food
  4. provide optimum pH for enzymes to work.

Answered by  | 5th Aug, 2008, 05:05: PM

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