Definition of non-peptide in English:

non-peptide

adjective

Biochemistry
  • Of a molecule: that is not a peptide, specifically that does not contain peptide groups or peptide bonds. Of a bond or linkage: not a peptide bond.

noun

Biochemistry
  • A non-peptide molecule.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From non- + peptide.

Pronunciation

non-peptide

/nɒnˈpɛptʌɪd/