creatine

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cre·a·tine

noun \ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn, -tən\

Definition of CREATINE

:  a white crystalline nitrogenous substance C4H9N3O2 found especially in the muscles of vertebrates either free or as phosphocreatine; also :  a synthetic usually hydrated form of creatine taken especially as a dietary supplement

Origin of CREATINE

French créatine, from Greek kreat-, kreas flesh — more at raw
First Known Use: 1840

cre·atine

noun \ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn, -ət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CREATINE

: a white crystalline nitrogenous substance C4H9N3O2 found especially in vertebrate muscle either free or as phosphocreatine

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