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Function of $$HCl$$ in stomach is to


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Kill micro-organism of food.
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B
Facilitate absorption of food.
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C
Dissolve enzymes secreted by gastric glands.
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D
Active trypsinogen to trypsin.
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Solution

The correct option is C Kill micro-organism of food.
The corrosiveness of $$HCl$$ aids in fighting off infections and helping the immune system. $$HCl$$ kills any pathogens, disease-causing particles or organisms, that may be on the foods we eat. 

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