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An organ of digestion and part of the alimentary canal that is located in the upper middle/left abdomen; the stomach mechanically and chemically digests food into a soupy mix called chyme that is sent to the small intestine.
Enzymes that are responsible for digesting proteins within the stomach.
The bath of secretions in the stomach that’s used to chemically digest food; contains hydrochloric acid (HCl), pepsins and salivary lipase.
The soupy mix that digested food is converted to in the stomach.