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  • n. A product of gastric and pancreatic digestion of albuminous matter, which (unlike antipeptone) is convertible into leucin and tyrosin by the continued action of pancreatic juice. It is also formed from hemialbumose and albumin by boiling dilute sulphuric acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A product of the gastric and pancreatic digestion of albuminous matter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hypothetical peptone containing those groups of the albuminous molecule which can be readily liberated on tryptic digestion.

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ peptone

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