proteose(redirected from proteoses)
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Related to proteoses: Peptones
Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.
(Biochemistry) rare any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptones. Also called (esp US): albumose
[C20: from protein + -ose2]
any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.