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What is the role of the acid in our stomach?
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HCl present in the stomach dissolves food particles and creates an acidic medium. In acidic environment protein digesting enzymes pepsinogen is converted into pepsin. HCl in the stomach also acts as protective barrier against many disease causing pathogens.
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