Dictionary

phosphocreatine

noun phos·pho·cre·a·tine \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn\

Definition of PHOSPHOCREATINE

:  a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction

Origin of PHOSPHOCREATINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1927

phosphocreatine

noun phos·pho·cre·atine \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOSPHOCREATINE

:  a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction—called also creatine phosphate

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: phosphodiesterasePrevious Word in the Dictionary: phosphoaminolipidAll Words Near: phosphocreatine
March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears