digestive juice

Definitions of digestive juice
  1. noun
    secretions that aid digestion
    synonyms: digestive fluid
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    types:
    gastric acid, gastric juice
    digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
    pancreatic juice
    a fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats
    bile, gall
    a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    type of:
    juice, succus
    any of several liquids of the body
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