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peptone

pep·tone

peptone

pronunciation:
pep ton
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various soluble, diffusible, derived proteins formed by the action of enzymes, or by the acid hydrolysis of proteins.
derivations: peptonic (adj.), peptonoid (n.)
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The word peptone contains the following part:
pept, peps Greek root that means digestion