peptonize


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pep·to·nize

 (pĕp′tə-nīz′)
tr.v. pep·to·nized, pep·to·niz·ing, pep·to·niz·es
1. To convert (protein) into a peptone.
2. To dissolve (food) by means of a proteolytic enzyme.
3. To combine with peptone.

pep′to·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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peptonize

(ˈpɛptəˌnaɪz) or

peptonise

vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to hydrolyse (a protein) to peptones by enzymic action, esp by pepsin or pancreatic extract
ˌpeptoniˈzation, ˌpeptoniˈsation n
ˈpeptoˌnizer, ˈpeptoˌniser n
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peptonize


Past participle: peptonized
Gerund: peptonizing

Imperative
peptonize
peptonize
Present
I peptonize
you peptonize
he/she/it peptonizes
we peptonize
you peptonize
they peptonize
Preterite
I peptonized
you peptonized
he/she/it peptonized
we peptonized
you peptonized
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Present Continuous
I am peptonizing
you are peptonizing
he/she/it is peptonizing
we are peptonizing
you are peptonizing
they are peptonizing
Present Perfect
I have peptonized
you have peptonized
he/she/it has peptonized
we have peptonized
you have peptonized
they have peptonized
Past Continuous
I was peptonizing
you were peptonizing
he/she/it was peptonizing
we were peptonizing
you were peptonizing
they were peptonizing
Past Perfect
I had peptonized
you had peptonized
he/she/it had peptonized
we had peptonized
you had peptonized
they had peptonized
Future
I will peptonize
you will peptonize
he/she/it will peptonize
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you will peptonize
they will peptonize
Future Perfect
I will have peptonized
you will have peptonized
he/she/it will have peptonized
we will have peptonized
you will have peptonized
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Future Continuous
I will be peptonizing
you will be peptonizing
he/she/it will be peptonizing
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you will be peptonizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peptonizing
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he/she/it has been peptonizing
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you have been peptonizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peptonizing
you will have been peptonizing
he/she/it will have been peptonizing
we will have been peptonizing
you will have been peptonizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peptonizing
you had been peptonizing
he/she/it had been peptonizing
we had been peptonizing
you had been peptonizing
they had been peptonizing
Conditional
I would peptonize
you would peptonize
he/she/it would peptonize
we would peptonize
you would peptonize
they would peptonize
Past Conditional
I would have peptonized
you would have peptonized
he/she/it would have peptonized
we would have peptonized
you would have peptonized
they would have peptonized
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