digestive juice

digestive juice
secretions that aid digestion
Syn: ↑digestive fluid
Hypernyms: ↑juice, ↑succus
Hyponyms: ↑gastric juice, ↑gastric acid, ↑pancreatic juice, ↑bile, ↑gall

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