Definition of peptization in US English:

peptization

(also peptisation)

noun

Chemistry
  • The conversion of a solid or semi-solid colloid into a sol by chemical means.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Graham (1805–1869), chemist. From pept- + -ization.

Pronunciation

peptization

/pɛptʌɪˈzeɪʃn/