What are digestive juices?

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The juices which are secreted by the various glands to help in the digestion process are called as digestive juices.


There are various juices which are secreted at different parts of our digestive system.

These are the juices that are secreted:

  • Mouth - saliva.
  • Stomach - pepsin, renin, hydrochloric acid.
  • Small intestine - Colipase, bile salts.
  • Pancreas - trypsinogen, chymotrypsinogen, elastase, carboxypeptidase, pancreatic lipase, nucleases, and amylase.
  • Liver - Bile acids.