What will happen if Mucus is not Secreted by the Gastric Glands

  • Gastric glands in stomach release Hydrochloric acid enzyme pepsin and mucus
  • The mucus protects the inner lining of the stomach from the action of hydrochloric acidand enzyme pepsin. 
  • If mucus is not released, it will lead to erosion of the inner lining of the stomach, which can cause acidity and ulcer.
  • Mucus provides protection against acids and enzymes in stomach.

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