phosphocreatine


phos·pho·cre·a·tine

noun \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

phos·pho·cre·atine

noun \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

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