cyclic GMP


cyclic GMP

noun \-ˌjē-(ˌ)em-ˈpē\

Definition of CYCLIC GMP

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

Origin of CYCLIC GMP

guanosine + mon- + phosphate
First Known Use: 1969

cyclic GMP

noun \-ˌjē-ˌem-ˈpē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCLIC GMP

: 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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