peptonise


peptonise
peptonise (Brit.) v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonize)

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  • peptonise — /ˈpɛptənaɪz/ (say peptuhnuyz) verb (t) (peptonised, peptonising) 1. to convert into a peptone. 2. to hydrolyse or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme, such as pepsin. 3. to subject (food) to an artificial partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic… …   Australian English dictionary

  • peptonise — pepˈtonize or pepˈtonise transitive verb To convert into peptones • • • Main Entry: ↑pepsin …   Useful english dictionary

  • peptonises — peptonise (Brit.) v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonising — peptonise (Brit.) v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptoniser — ⇒PEPTONISER, verbe trans. BIOCHIM. Transformer en peptone. Une bactérie qui peptonise partiellement la caséine (MACAIGNE, Précis hyg., 1911, p.243). Prononc.:[ ]. Étymol. et Hist. 1884 (E. BOUCHUT, Clinique de l hôpital des enfants malades, p.589 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peptonize — peptonization, n. peptonizer, n. /pep teuh nuyz /, v.t., peptonized, peptonizing. 1. to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion. 2. to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic… …   Universalium

  • kéfir — képhir ou kéfir [ kefir ] n. m. • 1885; mot caucasien ♦ Boisson gazeuse et acidulée, obtenue en faisant fermenter du petit lait (de chèvre, de jument ou de vache) avec une levure dite grains de képhir. ● képhir ou képhyr ou kéfir nom masculin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peptonisable — [pɛptɔnizabl] adj. ÉTYM. XXe (in Larousse 1932); de peptoniser. ❖ ♦ Biochim. Se dit d une substance (colloïdale) qui se peptonise au contact d un liquide …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peptonised — (Brit.) adj. has undergone peptonization, has been broken down by the enzyme pepsin (also peptonized) peptonise (Brit.) v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptonize — (Amer.) peptÉ™naɪz v. make into a peptone; cause partial digestion of food using pepsin enzymes; dissolve with pepsin (also peptonise) …   English contemporary dictionary


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