al·​a·​cre·​a·​tine | \ ˌa-lə-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn \
plural -s

Definition of alacreatine

: a white crystalline acid C4H9N3O2 formed from alanine and cyanamide; α-guanidino-propionic acid

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First Known Use of alacreatine

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alacreatine

International Scientific Vocabulary alanine + creatine

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“Alacreatine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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