/ (ɒkˈsɪntɪk) /
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
[ ŏk-sĭn′tĭk ]
Forming or secreting acid, as the parietal cells of gastric glands.
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