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Pepsinogen vs. Stomach

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Pepsinogennoun

(biochemistry) A zymogen that is converted into pepsin by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

Stomachnoun

An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion.

Pepsinogennoun

A proenzyme, the antecedent of the enzyme pepsin. A substance contained in the form of granules in the peptic cells of the gastric glands. It is readily convertible into pepsin. Also called propepsin.

Stomachnoun

(informal) The belly.

Pepsinogennoun

precursor of pepsin; stored in the stomach walls and converted to pepsin by hydrochloric acid in the stomach

Stomachnoun

Pride, haughtiness.

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Stomachnoun

(obsolete) Appetite.

‘a good stomach for roast beef’;

Stomachnoun

(figuratively) Desire, appetite (for something abstract).

‘I have no stomach for a fight today.’;

Stomachverb

(transitive) To tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to stand or handle something.

‘I really can’t stomach jobs involving that much paperwork, but some people seem to tolerate them.’; ‘I can't stomach her cooking.’;

Stomachverb

To be angry.

Stomachverb

To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.

Stomachverb

To turn the stomach of; to sicken or repel.

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Stomachnoun

An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.

Stomachnoun

The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.

Stomachnoun

Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.

‘He which hath no stomach to this fight,Let him depart.’;

Stomachnoun

Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness.

‘Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain.’; ‘This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent.’;

Stomachnoun

Pride; haughtiness; arrogance.

‘He was a manOf an unbounded stomach.’;

Stomachverb

To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.

‘The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront.’; ‘The Parliament sit in that body . . . to be his counselors and dictators, though he stomach it.’;

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Stomachverb

To bear without repugnance; to brook.

Stomachverb

To be angry.

Stomachnoun

an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

Stomachnoun

the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Stomachnoun

an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness;

‘he had no stomach for a fight’;

Stomachnoun

an appetite for food;

‘exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner’;

Stomachverb

bear to eat;

‘He cannot stomach raw fish’;

Stomachverb

put up with something or somebody unpleasant;

‘I cannot bear his constant criticism’; ‘The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks’; ‘he learned to tolerate the heat’; ‘She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage’;

Stomach

The stomach is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates. The stomach has a dilated structure and functions as a vital digestive organ.

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