any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.
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Historical Examples of proteoses
The germ is also rich in protein, mainly in the form of globulins and proteoses.
Plainly, proteoses and peptones in the blood and lymph are foreign substances.
Proteoses and peptones are proteids that are formed by the digestion of other proteids.
In these dialyzer experiments it was observed that not only did peptones diffuse, but also the proteoses.
This certainly implies a far more rapid absorption of proteoses and peptones from the stomach than results seem to justify.
British Dictionary definitions for proteoses
rare any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptonesAlso called (esp US): albumose
Word Origin for proteose
C20: from protein + -ose ²
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Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.
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