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noun de·phos·phor·y·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌfäs-ˌfr-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of DEPHOSPHORYLATION

:  the process of removing phosphate groups from an organic compound (as ATP) by hydrolysis; also :  the resulting state
de·phos·phor·y·late \(ˈ)dē-fäs-ˈfr-ə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb, de·phos·phor·y·lat·ed de·phos·phor·y·lat·ing


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