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proteose

[proh-tee-ohs] /ˈproʊ tiˌoʊs/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.
Origin of proteose
1885-1890
1885-90; prote(in) + -ose2
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  • proteoses and peptones are proteids that are formed by the digestion of other proteids.

    Encyclopedia of Diet Eugene Christian
  • Plainly, proteoses and peptones in the blood and lymph are foreign substances.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
  • With proteoses, however, different results are obtained, as Neumeister156 first pointed out.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
  • The test was wholly negative, although the intestine of the animal showed the presence of both peptone and proteoses.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
  • In these dialyzer experiments it was observed that not only did peptones diffuse, but also the proteoses.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
  • proteoses and peptones are proteins soluble in water, but not coagulated by heat.

  • Protein derivations simpler than the proteoses, soluble in water and not coagulated by heat.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • Pepsin, in the presence of hydrochloric acid, acts on proteids, and changes them into proteoses Peptone and proteoses and peptone.

    Encyclopedia of Diet Eugene Christian
  • The germ is also rich in protein, mainly in the form of globulins and proteoses.

  • This certainly implies a far more rapid absorption of proteoses and peptones from the stomach than results seem to justify.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
British Dictionary definitions for proteoses

proteose

/ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊs; -ˌəʊz/
noun
1.
(rare) any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptones Also called (esp US) albumose
Word Origin
C20: from protein + -ose²
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proteoses in Medicine

proteose pro·te·ose (prō'tē-ōs', -ōz')
n.
Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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