pep·​tize
variants: also British peptise \ ˈpep-​ˌtīz How to pronounce peptise (audio) \
peptized also British peptised; peptizing also British peptising

Medical Definition of peptize

: to cause to disperse in a medium specifically : to bring into colloidal solution

Other Words from peptize

peptization \ ˌpep-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce peptization (audio) \ also British peptisation \ ˌpep-​ˌtī-​ˈzā-​ How to pronounce peptisation (audio) \ noun
peptizer also British peptiser \ ˈpep-​ˌtī-​zer How to pronounce peptiser (audio) \ noun

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“Peptize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peptize. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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