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phos·pho·cre·a·tine(fŏs′fō-krē′ə-tēn′) also phos·pho·cre·a·tin (-tĭn)
An organic compound, C4H10N3O5P, found in muscle tissue and capable of storing and providing energy for muscular contraction. Also called creatine phosphate.
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(Elements & Compounds) a compound of phosphoric acid and creatine found in vertebrate muscle
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phos•pho•cre•a•tine(ˌfɒs foʊˈkri əˌtin, -tɪn)
a compound, C4H10O5N3P, occurring in muscle, formed by the enzymatic interaction of an organic phosphate and creatine, the breakdown of which provides energy for muscle contraction.Also called creatine phosphate.
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|Noun||1.||phosphocreatine - an organic compound of creatine and phosphoric acid; found in the muscles of vertebrates where its hydrolysis releases energy for muscular contraction|
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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