cyclic GMP

noun
\-ˌjē-(ˌ)em-ˈpē \

Definition of cyclic GMP 

: a cyclic mononucleotide of guanosine that acts similarly to cyclic AMP as a secondary messenger in response to hormones

First Known Use of cyclic GMP

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclic GMP

guanosine + mon- + phosphate

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cyclic GMP

noun
\-ˌjē-ˌem-ˈpē \

Medical Definition of cyclic GMP 

: a cyclic mononucleotide of guanosine that acts similarly to cyclic AMP as a second messenger in response to hormones

called also cyclic guanosine monophosphate, guanosine 3′,5′-monophosphate

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