[pep-tuh-nahyz] /ˈpɛp təˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), peptonized, peptonizing.
to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion.
to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme, as pepsin.
(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.
[peeps, peps, pee-pis, pep-is] /pips, pɛps, ˈpi pɪs, ˈpɛp ɪs/ noun 1. Samuel, 1633–1703, English diarist and naval official. /piːps/ noun 1. Samuel. 1633–1703, English diarist and naval administrator. His diary, which covers the period 1660–69, is a vivid account of London life through such disasters as the Great Plague, the Fire of London, and […]
[pee-kwot] /ˈpi kwɒt/ noun, plural Pequots (especially collectively) Pequot. 1. a member of a powerful tribe of Algonquian-speaking Indians of Connecticut that was essentially destroyed in the Pequot War. /ˈpiːkwɒt/ noun 1. (pl) -quot, -quots. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in S New England 2. the language of this people, […]
noun, American History. 1. a war in 1637 between Connecticut colonists, aided by British soldiers and friendly Indian tribes, and the Pequot Indians under their chief, Sassacus, that resulted in the defeat and dispersion of the Pequot tribe.
[pur; unstressed per] /pɜr; unstressed pər/ preposition 1. for each; for every: Membership costs ten dollars per year. This cloth is two dollars per yard. 2. by means of; by; through: I am sending the recipe per messenger. 3. according to; in accordance with: I delivered the box per your instructions. adverb 4. Informal. each; […]