creatine

noun cre·a·tine \ ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn , -tᵊn \

Definition of creatine

: a white crystalline nitrogenous substance C4H9N3O2 found especially in the muscles of vertebrates either free or as phosphocreatine; also : a synthetic usually hydrated form of creatine taken especially as a dietary supplement

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Origin and Etymology of creatine

French créatine, from Greek kreat-, kreas flesh — more at raw


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creatine

noun cre·atine \ ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn, -ət-ᵊn \

medical Definition of creatine

: a white crystalline nitrogenous substance C4H9N3O2 found especially in vertebrate muscle either free or as phosphocreatine

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