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How does hydrochloric acid aid in digestion?



A. It neutralizes acid from the stomach.
B. It combines with pepsinogen to make pepsin which breaks down proteins in chemical digestion to prepare for absorption.
C. It breaks down fats to smaller particles in chemical digestion to prepare for absorption.
D. It breaks down carbohydrates into smaller molecular chains in chemical digestion to prepare for absorption.

This question is part of Digestive System Practice Test
Asked by Mmacinnes, Last updated: Jul 06, 2020

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Answered Apr 11, 2018

It combines with pepsinogen to make pepsin which breaks down proteins in chemical digestion to prepare for absorption.
 

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