phosphoarginine

noun

phos·​pho·​ar·​gi·​nine ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˈär-jə-ˌnēn How to pronounce phosphoarginine (audio)
: a compound C6H15N4O5P of arginine and phosphoric acid that functions in various invertebrates (as crustaceans) in a way similar to that of phosphocreatine in vertebrates

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“Phosphoarginine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphoarginine. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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