Parapeptone


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Par`a`pep´tone


n.1.(Phisiol. Chem.) A proteinaceous body formed in small quantity by the peptic digestion of proteids. It can be converted into peptone by pancreatic juice, but not by gastric juice.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.