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

Definition of OCTAPEPTIDE

:  a protein fragment or molecule (as oxytocin or vasopressin) that consists of eight amino acids linked in a polypeptide chain
April 01, 2015
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a period of physiological dormancy
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