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PEPTONE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does peptone mean? 

PEPTONE (noun)
  The noun PEPTONE has 1 sense:

1. any of various water-soluble compounds that form by hydrolysis in the digestion of proteins to amino acids

  Familiarity information: PEPTONE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PEPTONE (noun)


Sense 1peptone [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of various water-soluble compounds that form by hydrolysis in the digestion of proteins to amino acids

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("peptone" is a kind of...):

organic compound (any compound of carbon and another element or a radical)


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