Stomach vs Pepsinogen - What's the difference?

stomach | pepsinogen |


As nouns the difference between stomach and pepsinogen

is that stomach is an organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion while pepsinogen is (biochemistry) a zymogen that is converted into pepsin by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

As a verb stomach

is to tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to stand or handle something.

stomach

Alternative forms

* stomack

Noun

(en noun)
  • An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion.
  • (informal) The belly.
  • (obsolete) Pride, haughtiness.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.vii:
  • Sterne was his looke, and full of stomacke vaine, / His portaunce terrible, and stature tall […].
  • * 1613 , (William Shakespeare), , IV. ii. 34:
  • He was a man / Of an unbounded stomach , ever ranking / Himself with princes;
  • * John Locke
  • This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach , the will, where the fault lies, must be bent.
  • (obsolete) Appetite.
  • a good stomach for roast beef
  • *, II.ii.1.2:
  • If after seven hours' tarrying he shall have no stomach , let him defer his meal, or eat very little at his ordinary time of repast.
  • * 1591 , (William Shakespeare), , I. ii. 50:
  • You come not home because you have no stomach'. / You have no ' stomach , having broke your fast.
  • (figuratively) Desire, appetite (for something abstract).
  • I have no stomach for a fight today.
  • * 1591 , (William Shakespeare), , IV. iii. 36:
  • That he which hath no stomach to this fight, / Let him depart:

    Synonyms

    * (belly) abdomen, belly, bouk, gut, guts, maw, tummy

    Derived terms

    * sick to one's stomach * stomach lining * the way to a man's heart is through his stomach

    Descendants

    * stummy, tummy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to stand or handle something.
  • I really can’t stomach jobs involving that much paperwork, but some people seem to tolerate them.
    I can't stomach her cooking.
  • (obsolete) To be angry.
  • (Hooker)
  • (obsolete) To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
  • * 1607 , , III. iv. 12:
  • O, my good lord, / Believe not all; or, if you must believe, / Stomach not all.
  • * L'Estrange
  • The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront.
  • * Milton
  • The Parliament sit in that body to be his counsellors and dictators, though he stomach it.

    Derived terms

    * stomachable * unstomachable

    pepsinogen

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) A zymogen that is converted into pepsin by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach.