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See definition of peptic on Dictionary.com
  • as inalimentary
  • as inmedical

synonyms for peptic

  • comestible
  • dietary
  • digestible
  • nourishing
  • nutrient
  • nutritional
  • nutritious
  • nutritive
  • salutary
  • sustaining
  • sustentative
  • medicinal
  • pharmaceutical
  • preventive
  • therapeutic
  • cathartic
  • curative
  • disinfectant
  • narcotic
  • prophylactic
  • restorative
  • sedative
  • tonic
  • alleviating
  • medicating
  • pathological
  • salutary
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How to use peptic in a sentence

It also furnishes the acid medium necessary for the best action of both the coagulating and peptic enzymes.
THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
A sound peptic stomach does not yield so tamely to the precepts of the head or heart.
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
It was then and there that I first saw the subject of this sketch,—the Peptic Martyr.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Such secondary forms may be bronchitic, cardiac, renal, peptic or thymic.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 7VARIOUS
We recommend our friends, before encountering such a temptation, to read our peptic precepts.
THE COOK'S ORACLE; AND HOUSEKEEPER'S MANUALWILLIAM KITCHINER
The most characteristic symptom of the peptic ulcer is, as has been stated, hemorrhage.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The cuisine of the country does not tempt the stomach to repletion, and the climate is decidedly peptic.
THE ANDES AND THE AMAZONJAMES ORTON
Into this duct the ranks of cells around it pour out the peptic juice.
A HANDBOOK OF HEALTHWOODS HUTCHINSON
All sin was peptic in origin: Eve ate an apple which disagreed with her.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
With him, the peptic bond was the only real one; all others were shams.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PEPTIC

  • comestible
  • dietary
  • digestible
  • nourishing
  • nutrient
  • nutritional
  • nutritious
  • nutritive
  • peptic
  • salutary
  • sustaining
  • sustentative
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