: a yellow crystalline phosphoric ester C17H21N4O9P of riboflavin that is a coenzyme of several flavoprotein enzymes

Word History

Etymology

flavin mononucleotide

First Known Use

circa 1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of FMN was circa 1953

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“FMN.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/FMN. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

FMN

noun
: a yellow crystalline phosphoric ester C17H21N4O9P of riboflavin that is a coenzyme of several flavoprotein enzymes

called also flavin mononucleotide, riboflavin phosphate

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