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oxyntic

/ (ɒkˈsɪntɪk) /
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adjective
physiol of or denoting stomach cells that secrete acidoxyntic cells
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Word Origin for oxyntic

C19: from Greek oxus acid, sharp
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Medical definitions for oxyntic

oxyntic
[ ŏk-sĭntĭk ]

adj.
Forming or secreting acid, as the parietal cells of gastric glands.
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