Peptic



[pep-tik] /ˈpɛp tɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or associated with digestion; digestive.
2.
promoting digestion.
3.
of or relating to .
noun
4.
a substance promoting digestion.
/ˈpɛptɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or promoting digestion
2.
of, relating to, or caused by pepsin or the action of the digestive juices
adj.

1650s, from Latin pepticus, from Greek peptikos “able to digest,” from peptos “cooked, digested,” verbal adjective of peptein “to cook” (see cook (n.)).

peptic pep·tic (pěp’tĭk)
adj.

n.
A digestive agent.
peptic
(pěp’tĭk)

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