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The major constituent of gastric acid is:


Nitric acid


Acetic acid


Hydrochloric acid


Citric acid

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Gastric acid is one of the main secretions of the stomach. It consists mainly of hydrochloric acid and acidifies the stomach content to a pH of 1 to 2.

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