adenosine monophosphate

noun
adenosine mo·​no·​phos·​phate | \ -ˌmä-nə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce adenosine monophosphate (audio) , -ˌmō- \

Definition of adenosine monophosphate

: amp

Examples of adenosine monophosphate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The amoebas sought after an acid called adenosine monophosphate that flooded the maze’s end. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of adenosine monophosphate

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Adenosine monophosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adenosine%20monophosphate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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adenosine monophosphate

noun
adenosine mo·​no·​phos·​phate | \ -ˌmän-ə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt, -ˌmō-nə- How to pronounce adenosine monophosphate (audio) \

Medical Definition of adenosine monophosphate

: amp

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