[ pĕp′tə-jĕnĭk ]


Producing pepsin or peptones.
Promoting digestion.
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Examples from the Web for peptogenic

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

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

    How to Live|Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk