peptide

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noun pep·tide \ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Definition of peptide

  1. :  any of various amides that are derived from two or more amino acids by combination of the amino group of one acid with the carboxyl group of another and are usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of proteins

peptidic

play \pep-ˈti-dik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of peptide

International Scientific Vocabulary, from peptone


First Known Use: 1906


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peptide

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noun pep·tide \ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of peptide

  1. :  any of various amides that are derived from two or more amino acids by combination of the amino group of one acid with the carboxyl group of another and are usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of proteins

peptidic

\pep-ˈtid-ik\play adjective

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