Parapeptone Par`a*pep"tone, n. [Pref. para- + peptone.] (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. [1913 Webster]

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