peptide bond

noun

Definition of peptide bond 

: the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage

First Known Use of peptide bond

1932, in the meaning defined above

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peptide bond

noun

Medical Definition of peptide bond 

: the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage

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