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polypeptide

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noun poly·pep·tide \ˌpä-lē-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Definition of polypeptide

  1. :  a molecular chain of amino acids

poly·pep·tid·ic play \-(ˌ)pep-ˈti-dik\ adjective


Origin of polypeptide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

polypeptide

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noun poly·pep·tide \ˌpäl-i-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of polypeptide

  1. :  a molecular chain of amino acids

  2. poly·pep·tid·ic \-(ˌ)pep-ˈtid-ik\play adjective




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