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octapeptide

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noun oc·ta·pep·tide \ˌäk-tə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Definition of octapeptide

  1. :  a protein fragment or molecule (as oxytocin or vasopressin) that consists of eight amino acids linked in a polypeptide chain



1931

First Known Use of octapeptide

1931


Medical Dictionary

octapeptide

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noun oc·ta·pep·tide \ˌäk-tə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of octapeptide

  1. :  a protein fragment or molecule (as oxytocin or vasopressin) that consists of eight amino acids linked in a polypeptide chain




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