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