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