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dipeptide

[ dih-pep-tahyd, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈpɛp taɪd, daɪ- /
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noun Biochemistry.
a peptide that yields two amino acids on hydrolysis.
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Origin of dipeptide

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

dipeptide
/ (daɪˈpɛptaɪd) /

noun
a compound consisting of two linked amino acidsSee peptide
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Medical definitions for dipeptide

dipeptide
[ dī-pĕptīd′ ]

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