Origin of peptic
Examples from the Web for peptic
Historical Examples of peptic
Into this duct the ranks of cells around it pour out the peptic juice.A Handbook of Health
All sin was peptic in origin: Eve ate an apple which disagreed with her.
It also furnishes the acid medium necessary for the best action of both the coagulating and peptic enzymes.The Book of Cheese
Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
With him, the peptic bond was the only real one; all others were shams.
It was then and there that I first saw the subject of this sketch,—the Peptic Martyr.
Word Origin for peptic
1650s, from Latin pepticus, from Greek peptikos "able to digest," from peptos "cooked, digested," verbal adjective of peptein "to cook" (see cook (n.)).