peptize [pep-tahyz] Word Origin verb (used with object), pep·tized, pep·tiz·ing.
- to disperse (a substance) into colloidal form, usually in a liquid.
Also especially British, pep·tise. Origin of peptize First recorded in 1860–65; pept(one) + -ize Related formspep·tiz·a·ble, adjectivepep·ti·za·tion, nounpep·tiz·er, noun British Dictionary definitions for peptize peptize peptise verb
- (tr) chem to disperse (a substance) into a colloidal state, usually to form a sol
Derived Formspeptizable or peptisable, adjectivepeptization or peptisation, nounpeptizer or peptiser, noun