Peptonoid Pep"to*noid, n. [Peptone + -oid.] (Physiol. Chem.) A substance related to peptone. [1913 Webster]

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  • peptonoid — pep·to·noid pep tə .nȯid n a substance resembling peptone …   Medical dictionary

  • peptonoid — adj. resembling a peptone (product of partial hydrolysis of protein) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonoid — pep·to·noid …   English syllables

  • peptonoid — ˈpeptəˌnȯid noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pepton + oid : a substance resembling peptone …   Useful english dictionary

  • peptone — peptonelike, adj. peptonic /pep ton ik/, adj. peptonoid /pep teuh noyd /, n. /pep tohn/, n. Biochem. any of a class of diffusible, soluble substances into which proteins are converted by partial hydrolysis. [1855 60; < G Pepton < Gk peptón, neut …   Universalium

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