phosphocreatine

noun phos·pho·cre·a·tine \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn \

Definition of phosphocreatine

: a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction

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phosphocreatine

noun phos·pho·cre·atine \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˈkrē-ə-ˌtēn \

medical Definition of phosphocreatine

: a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction called also creatine phosphate

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