Relating to digestion; promoting digestion; digestive; as, peptic sauces.
Able to digest. (R.) "Tolerably nutritive for a mind as yet so peptic."
(Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to pepsin; resembling pepsin in its power of digesting or dissolving albuminous matter; containing or yielding pepsin, or a body of like properties; as, the peptic glands.