Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Exercises - Questions - Page 520: 3


Hydrochloric Acid It helps in digestion.

Work Step by Step

Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) is the main component of stomach acid. It helps us in digesting our food and killing the harmful bacteria that we may have swallowed while eating. It is also responsible for the release of certain enzymes.
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