Share this entry
American English: /ˈpɛptɪk/
British English: /ˈpɛptɪk/

Translation of peptic in Spanish:


  • (before noun)
    Example sentences
    • Helicobacter pylori is believed to be a major causative agent of human peptic disorders including chronic gastritis and ulcers.
    • In the rabbits given human gastric juice, peptic activity was detected in the lavage fluid in 8 of 8 animals at 15 minutes, 6 of 8 at 30 minutes, and 5 of 8 at 60 minutes.
    • However, studies have not found a link between alcohol consumption and peptic ulcers, and drinking decaffeinated coffee produces the same amount of acid secretion as its caffeinated counterpart.
Definition of peptic in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources