from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A peptide containing three amino acids.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An organic compound formed from three amino acids joined by peptide bonds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A condensation-product resulting from the union of three amino-acid radicals, as alanyl-leueyl-glycin. Products of this order are possibly formed during proteolytic digestion. See digestion products.
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