alacreatine

noun

al·​a·​cre·​a·​tine
ˌa-lə-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn
plural -s
: a white crystalline acid C4H9N3O2 formed from alanine and cyanamide; α-guanidino-propionic acid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary alanine + creatine

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alacreatine was in 1874

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“Alacreatine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alacreatine. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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