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Which of the following is not a phase of gastric secretion?

Which of the following is not a phase of gastric secretion?

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A. Cephalic phase
B. Gastric phase
C. Duodenal phase
D. Intestinal phase
E. All of these are phase of gastric secretion

This question is part of Digestive System Practice Quiz
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Sep 26, 2020

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Anika Nicole

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Answered Jun 19, 2018

There are three phases of gastric secretion:

  1. Cephalic Phase: It occurs just before food enters the stomach via neurological signals. This phase prepares the human body for eating and digestion.
  2. Gastric Phase: The Second phase is the Gastric phase which lasts for about 3 to 4 hours where food entered and distended the stomach.
  3. Intestinal Phase: The last one is the Intestinal phase which occurs in the duodenum. It consists of two parts -the excitatory, and the inhibitory.

Here, the correct answer is option C i.e.Duodenal phase is not a phase of gastric secretion.

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John Adney

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Answered Jan 20, 2017

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John Smith

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Answered Nov 27, 2016

Duodenal phase
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