(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


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

Related term(s):

Mentioned in:

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 6 December 2010, at 13:45. This page has been accessed 2,236 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link