phosphokinase

noun
phos·​pho·​ki·​nase | \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈkī-ˌnās How to pronounce phosphokinase (audio) , -ˌnāz\

Definition of phosphokinase

: kinase

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He was not released until his levels of CPK -- creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme that leaks into the blood when muscle tissue is damaged -- were normal. Daniella Emanuel, CNN, "Why intense workouts are leading to a life-threatening condition," 9 Mar. 2018

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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phosphokinase

noun
phos·​pho·​ki·​nase | \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce phosphokinase (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphokinase

: kinase

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