Peptide is a hypernym of decapeptide.
As nouns the difference between peptide and decapeptide
is that peptide
is while decapeptide
is (biochemistry|organic chemistry) an oligopeptide formed from ten amino acids.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(biochemistry) A class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
(biochemistry) The peptide bond itself.
* See also
* peptide chain
(biochemistry, organic chemistry) An oligopeptide formed from ten amino acids.