Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To convert (protein) into a peptone.
  • transitive v. To dissolve (food) by means of a proteolytic enzyme.
  • transitive v. To combine with peptone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To convert into peptone; to digest or dissolve by means of a proteolytic ferment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To convert into peptone; to digest or dissolve by means of a proteolytic ferment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To convert into peptones.

Etymologies

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peptone +‎ -ize

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