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phosphocreatine

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

Definition of phosphocreatine

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

phosphocreatine

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

Medical Definition of phosphocreatine

  1. :  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




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