Medical Dictionary

phosphagen

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noun phos·pha·gen \ˈfäs-fə-jən, -ˌjen\

Medical Definition of phosphagen

  1. :  any of several organic phosphate compounds (as phosphocreatine or phosphoarginine) occurring especially in muscle and releasing energy on hydrolysis of the phosphate


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