1928 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Recenitly objections to the nieutralization hypothesis had been brought forward, anid it had beeni suggested that the stomach secreted a juice rich in neutr al clhlorides, which brought downi the acid cuirve by dilution. MacLeani lhad obtained fromii dogs, with a Pavlov pouchl, acid curves of gastric juice showing a similar shape to those obtainied from the digesting stomach in maii. during test meal examinations, and he concluded that the same processes were at work in both cases, but the
more » ... t perceiitage of acid lhe obtained fr-om a measurable quantity of gastric juice at the enid of ;secretion was 0.2 per cent. HCI, and this would obviously produce no fall in the acidity of
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