creatine phosphate

noun

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Your body then uses that creatine phosphate to produce the energy needed to perform quick, intense bursts of exercise, like a particularly heavy bench press or squat. Maria Masters, Men's Health, 7 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of creatine phosphate was in 1945

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“Creatine phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creatine%20phosphate. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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Medical Definition

creatine phosphate

noun

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