A compound containing five amino acid residues linked via peptide bonds.

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pen·ta·pep·tide .pent-ə-'pep-.tīd n a polypeptide that contains five amino acid residues

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pen·ta·pep·tide (pen″tə-pepґtīd) a polypeptide containing five amino acids.

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