Milk thus prepared quickly spoils, and it is necessary to peptonize it in small quantity and often during the twenty-four hours.
Attention to the bowels is of great importance in these cases and it may be necessary to peptonize the milk for some time.
peptonize pep·to·nize (pěp'tə-nīz')
v. pep·to·nized, pep·to·niz·ing, pep·to·niz·es
To convert protein into a soluble peptone by enzymatic action.
To dissolve food by means of a proteolytic enzyme.
To combine with peptone.