poly-peptide

polypeptide

[pol-ee-pep-tahyd, -tid]
noun Biochemistry.
a chain of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds and having a molecular weight of up to about 10,000.

Origin:
1900–05; poly- + peptide

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polypeptide (ˌpɒlɪˈpɛptaɪd)
 
n
See also peptide any of a group of natural or synthetic polymers made up of amino acids chemically linked together; this class includes the proteins

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polypeptide pol·y·pep·tide (pŏl'ē-pěp'tīd')
n.
A peptide containing many amino acids, typically between 10 and 100.

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polypeptide   (pŏl'ē-pěp'tīd')  Pronunciation Key 
A peptide, such as a small protein, containing many molecules of amino acids, typically between 10 and 100.
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