what's succus entericus

Asked by  | 26th Mar, 2009, 05:51: PM

Expert Answer:

Succus entericus or Intestinal juice refers to the clear to pale yellow watery secretions from the glands lining the small intestine walls. It is thin, opalescent, alkaline, and has a specific gravity of 1.011. Secretion is stimulated by the mechanical pressure of partly digested food in the intestine.

Answered by  | 26th Mar, 2009, 06:52: PM

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