peptohydrochloric definition

  • adjective:
    • Designating a hypothetical acid (called peptohydrochloric acid, pepsinhydrochloric acid, and chloropeptic acid) which will be allowed to be created when pepsin and dilute (0.1-0.4 %) hydrochloric acid tend to be mixed collectively.
  • others:
    • Containing in admixture both pepsin and hydrochloric acid. Thus the gastric juice has been spoken of as a peptohydrochloric solvent of proteid substances.

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