NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,881 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (PEP-tide)
- A molecule that contains two or more amino acids (the molecules that join together to form proteins). Peptides that contain many amino acids are called polypeptides or proteins.