peptogenic

[ pĕp′tə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Producing pepsin or peptones.
Promoting digestion.

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Example sentences 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.

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