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Search Results for: corrosive

Corrosive

Corrosive (Science: chemistry) refers to any substance that oxidizes metal or flesh, in a chemical labeling context, it... Read More

Mercury

mercury 1. (Science: astronomy) The first planet in order from the sun. It has no known natural satellites. It is one of the... Read More

Hydrochloric acid

Hydrochloric acid (Science: chemical) hydrochloric acid. Solutions of hydrogen chloride gas in water. It is a highly... Read More

Acrid

Acrid 1. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts. 2. Causing heat and irritation;... Read More

Triple response

Definition noun (immunology) The three cardinal circulatory responses of the skin (i.e. reddening, flare formation or... Read More

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More