pertaining to or associated with digestion; digestive.
a substance promoting digestion.
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How to use peptic in a sentence
Can we not digest without a theory of peptics, or do justice without constructing an ideal state?Browning as a Philosophical and Religious Teacher | Henry Jones
British Dictionary definitions for peptic
of, relating to, or promoting digestion
of, relating to, or caused by pepsin or the action of the digestive juices
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Scientific definitions for peptic
Relating to the process of digestion or the secretions associated with it.
Relating to or involving pepsin.
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