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Q.

The major constituent of gastric acid is:

 A.

Nitric acid

 B.

Acetic acid

 C.

Hydrochloric acid

 D.

Citric acid

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

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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