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- n. Plural form of peptonoid.
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It is a shaped book -- it is supposed to have been badly scorched on reentry through the Earth's atmosphere -- which consistently plugs the aforesaid company's liquid peptonoids, and was acquired here, in the 1980s, because of its science fiction connexions.
The best substitutes are rice or barley water, either plain or dextrinized, the malted foods, chicken or beef broths, liquid peptonoids or bovinine.
Later, much difficulty will be met because these patients have absolutely no appetite, -- peptonized skimmed milk is always good, beef broths are often well borne, liquid beef peptonoids may be tried.
Then he gave the patient two tablespoonfuls of peptonoids.