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peptic

adjective pep·tic \ˈpep-tik\

Definition of PEPTIC

1
:  relating to or promoting digestion :  digestive
2
:  of, relating to, producing, or caused by pepsin <peptic digestion>
3
:  connected with or resulting from the action of digestive juices <a peptic ulcer>
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Origin of PEPTIC

Latin pepticus, from Greek peptikos, from peptos cooked, from peptein, pessein to cook, digest — more at cook
First Known Use: 1651

Rhymes with PEPTIC

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peptic

adjective pep·tic \ˈpep-tik\

Medical Definition of PEPTIC

1
:  relating to or promoting digestion :  digestive
2
:  of, relating to, producing, or caused by pepsin <peptic digestion>

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