Peptonize



[pep-tuh-nahyz] /ˈpɛp təˌnaɪz/

verb (used with object), peptonized, peptonizing.
1.
to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion.
2.
to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme, as pepsin.
/ˈpɛptəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to hydrolyse (a protein) to peptones by enzymic action, esp by pepsin or pancreatic extract

peptonize pep·to·nize (pěp’tə-nīz’)
v. pep·to·nized, pep·to·niz·ing, pep·to·niz·es

pep’to·ni·za’tion (-nĭ-zā’shən) n.

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