UDP

noun
\ ˈyü-ˈdē-ˈpē How to pronounce UDP (audio) \

Medical Definition of UDP

: a diphosphate of uridine C9H14N2O12P2 that functions especially as a glycosyl carrier in the synthesis of glycogen and starch and is used to form polyuridylic acid

called also uridine diphosphate

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