juice
1. The interstitial fluid of a plant or animal. 2. A digestive secretion. [L. jus, broth]
- appetite j. gastric j. secreted upon the sight or smell of food and at the time of eating, influenced by the attractiveness of the food and delight in the food ingested; a conditioned reflex.
- gastric j. the digestive fluid secreted by the glands of the stomach; a thin colorless liquid of acid reaction containing primarily hydrochloric acid, chymosin, pepsinogen, and intrinsic factor plus mucus.
- intestinal j. an alkaline straw-colored fluid secreted by the intestinal glands; its enzymes (peptidases, saccharases, nucleases, lecithinases, phosphatases, lipases) complete the hydrolysis of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids.
- pancreatic j. the external secretion of the pancreas; a clear alkaline fluid containing several enzymes: α-amylase, nucleases, trypsinogen, chymotrypsinogen, and triacylglycerol lipase.

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juice 'jüs n
1) the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues
2 a) a natural bodily fluid (as blood, lymph, or a secretion) see GASTRIC JUICE, INTESTINAL JUICE, PANCREATIC JUICE
b) the liquid or moisture contained in something

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(js) [L. jus broth] any fluid derived from animal or plant tissue; called also liquor.

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