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Medical Term:

poly(amino acids)

Pronunciation: pol'e-a-me'no as'idz

Definition

Polypeptides that are polymers of aminoacyl groups, of –NH–CHR–CO–; typically, a term used with homopolymers.

See: poly-2

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