phosphocreatine

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

Definition of phosphocreatine

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of phosphocreatine

  1. :  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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