biology question #513



Anonymous, a 10 year old n/a from the Internet asks on January 6, 2002,

Q:

How much liquid is in the stomach?

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the answer

Barry Shell answered on January 6, 2002, A:

Somewhere between 1 and 4 Litres. There is a good discussion of this at The Physics Factbook, an encyclopedia of scientific essays written by students.

Mark answered on February 16, 2004, A:

How much acid is produced by the stomach every day?

Answer: About 2 to 3 litres of it are secreted into the stomach daily by about 35 million glands distributed throughout the stomach wall.

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