From Latin pepticus, from Ancient Greek πέψις (pépsis, “digestion”), a form of πέσσω (péssō).
peptic (comparative more peptic, superlative most peptic)
- Of, pertaining to, capable of, or aiding digestion.
- Of or pertaining to pepsin.
of, pertaining to digestion
peptic (plural peptics)
- An agent that promotes digestion.
- (in the plural) The digestive organs.
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- Is there some magic in the place, / Or do my peptics differ?