Producing pepsin or peptones.
Promoting digestion.

Nearby words

  1. peptidergic,
  2. peptidoglycan,
  3. peptidoid,
  4. peptidolytic,
  5. peptize,
  6. peptolysis,
  7. peptolytic,
  8. peptone,
  9. peptonic,
  10. peptonize

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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.

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