Definition of peptogenic in US English:

peptogenic

adjective

Biochemistry
rare
  • Stimulating the formation of pepsin. Later also: having the quality of hydrolysing protein into soluble form (peptone).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From pepto- + -genic, after peptogene.

Pronunciation

peptogenic

/ˌpɛptəˈdʒɛnɪk/