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peptogenic in Medicine

peptogenic pep·to·gen·ic (pěp'tə-jěn'ĭk) or pep·tog·e·nous (pěp-tŏj'ə-nəs)

  1. Producing pepsin or peptones.

  2. Promoting digestion.

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  • Pavlov has shown  that meat is one of the most and perhaps the most “peptogenic” of foods.

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  • This is sold in tubes or in tablets, and it is the active ingredient of the peptogenic milk powder.

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