pepsin-hydrochloric
Chloropeptic Chlo`ro*pep"tic, a. [Chlorine + peptic.] (Physiol. Chem.) Of or pertaining to an acid more generally called {pepsin-hydrochloric} acid. [1913 Webster]

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