decapeptide

noun

deca·​pep·​tide ˌdek-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce decapeptide (audio)
: a polypeptide (as angiotensin I) that consists of a chain of 10 amino acids

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“Decapeptide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/decapeptide. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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