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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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.