Medical Dictionary

peptonize

transitive verb pep·to·nize

Medical Definition of peptonize

peptonized

also British

peptonised

;

peptonizing

also British

peptonising

  1. 1:  to convert into peptone; especially :  to digest or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme

  2. 2:  to combine with peptone

Variants of peptonize

also British

peptonise

\ˈpep-tə-ˌnīz\play

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