oli·​go·​pep·​tide ˌäl-i-gō-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce oligopeptide (audio) ˌō-li- How to pronounce oligopeptide (audio)
: a protein fragment or molecule that usually consists of less than 25 amino acid residues linked in a polypeptide chain

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“Oligopeptide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oligopeptide. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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