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peptic ulcers

Definition:
Ulcers occurring in those portions of the digestive tract that come into contact with gastric juice containing pepsin and acid. They occur when the amount of acid and pepsin secreted is sufficient to overcome the gastric mucosal barrier.
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Entry Terms:
  • peptic ulcer
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10170
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