Dictionary

pentapeptide

noun pen·ta·pep·tide \ˌpen-tə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Definition of PENTAPEPTIDE

:  a polypeptide that contains five amino acid residues

First Known Use of PENTAPEPTIDE

1905
Medical Dictionary

pentapeptide

noun pen·ta·pep·tide \ˌpent-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of PENTAPEPTIDE

:  a polypeptide that contains five amino acid residues

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: PentaphylacaceaePrevious Word in the Dictionary: pentanoneAll Words Near: pentapeptide
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears