Peptonize
Peptonize Pep"to*nize, v. t. (Physiol.) To convert into peptone; to digest or dissolve by means of a proteolytic ferment; as, peptonized food. [1913 Webster]

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  • peptonize — (Amer.) peptÉ™naɪz v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonize — [pep′tə nīz΄] vt. peptonized, peptonizing 1. to change (proteins) into peptones 2. to subject to the action of pepsin or other protein converting agents peptonization n …   English World dictionary

  • peptonize — peptonization, n. peptonizer, n. /pep teuh nuyz /, v.t., peptonized, peptonizing. 1. to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion. 2. to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic… …   Universalium

  • peptonize — pep·to·nize also Brit pep·to·nise pep tə .nīz vt, nized also Brit nised; niz·ing also Brit nis·ing 1) to convert into peptone esp to digest or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme 2) to combine with peptone * * * pep·to·nize (pepґto nīz) to… …   Medical dictionary

  • peptonize — pep·to·nize …   English syllables

  • peptonize — ˈpeptəˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: pepton + ize 1. : to convert into peptone : digest or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme 2. : to combine with peptone peptonized iron …   Useful english dictionary

  • peptonizes — peptonize (Amer.) peptÉ™naɪz v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonizing — peptonize (Amer.) peptÉ™naɪz v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonization — See peptonize. * * * …   Universalium

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