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cyclic GMP

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noun \-ˌjē-(ˌ)em-ˈpē\

Definition of cyclic GMP

  1. :  a cyclic mononucleotide of guanosine that acts similarly to cyclic AMP as a secondary messenger in response to hormones



Origin and Etymology of cyclic gmp

guanosine + mon- + phosphate


First Known Use: 1969


Medical Dictionary

cyclic GMP

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noun \-ˌjē-ˌem-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of cyclic GMP

  1. :  a cyclic mononucleotide of guanosine that acts similarly to cyclic AMP as a second messenger in response to hormones—called also cyclic guanosine monophosphate, guanosine 3′,5′-monophosphate




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