Food being digested in the stomach is in a highly acidic environment. When the food is released from the stomach into the small intestine, why is the environment no longer acidic?
a.Bile salts from the gallblaIDer neutralize the stomach acid.
b.Enterokinase activates trypsinogen, thus neutralizing the stomach acid.
c.Secretin increases the flow of bicarbonate ions from the pancreas into the small intestine to neutralize the stomach acid.
d.When pepsinogen activates pepsin, one result is the neutralization of stomach acid in the stomach.