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Medical Term:

heterodetic peptide


Definition: a peptide that contains peptide bonds as well as covalent linkages between certain amino acyl residues that are not peptide bonds; valinomycin, oxytocin.

[hetero- + G. detos, bound, fr. deo, to bind, + -ic]

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