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Peptic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, relating to, characterized by pepsin

(2) Pertaining to digestion or the action of gastric juice; promoting digestion

(3) Of a body part where pepsin is present


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Word origin: from Greek peptikos (capable of digesting), from pepsis (digestion), from peptein (to digest)

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