[dih-pep-tahyd, dahy-]

noun Biochemistry.

a peptide that yields two amino acids on hydrolysis.

Origin of dipeptide

First recorded in 1900–05; di-1 + peptide
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British Dictionary definitions for dipeptide



a compound consisting of two linked amino acidsSee peptide
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dipeptide in Medicine




A peptide that, on hydrolysis, yields two amino acid molecules.
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