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How does the body synthesize mucus, hydrochloric acid. What is the exact process?

how does the body synthesize mucus , hydrochloric acid...what is the exact process, written in chemical form. How is intrisic factor created, and which cells absorb B12. please list the enzymes required for digestion . in brief, please describe how exactly digestion occurs in the small and large intestine . does the stomach break everything down and then the protiens and lipids and carbs/ other nutrients get absorbed in the small intestine? Thank you -Ty
Asked On : Sat, 12 Oct 2013
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Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
There are cells which will actively synthesize enzymes, intrinsic factor, and hydrochloric acid in various parts of intestine.
The digestive enzymes act on various bonds of nutrients and convert them into absorptive elements such as glucose, aminoacids, and fatty acids.
Stomach digests to some extent and it is completed by small intestine where absorption occurs.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Wed, 30 Oct 2013
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