phosphorylate


phos·phor·y·late

verb \-ˌlāt\
phos·phor·y·lat·edphos·phor·y·lat·ing

Definition of PHOSPHORYLATE

transitive verb
:  to cause (an organic compound) to take up or combine with phosphoric acid or a phosphorus-containing group
phos·phor·y·la·tive \-ˌlā-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of PHOSPHORYLATE

1937

phos·phor·y·late

transitive verb \-ˌlāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
phos·phor·y·lat·edphos·phor·y·lat·ing

Medical Definition of PHOSPHORYLATE

: to cause (an organic compound) to take up or combine with phosphoric acid or a phosphorus-containing group

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