cyclic GMP

noun
\ -ˌjē-(ˌ)em-ˈpē How to pronounce cyclic GMP (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclic%20GMP. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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cyclic GMP

noun
\ -ˌjē-ˌem-ˈpē How to pronounce cyclic GMP (audio) \

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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