tryptic

adjective
tryp·​tic | \ ˈtrip-tik How to pronounce tryptic (audio) \

Definition of tryptic

: of, relating to, or produced by trypsin or its action

First Known Use of tryptic

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tryptic

probably borrowed from German tryptisch, derivative of Trypsin trypsin, on the model of Pepsin pepsin : peptisch peptic

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“Tryptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tryptic. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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tryptic

adjective
tryp·​tic | \ ˈtrip-tik How to pronounce tryptic (audio) \

Medical Definition of tryptic

: of, relating to, or produced by trypsin or its action tryptic digestion

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