phosphocreatine[fäs′fō krē′ə tēn′, -tin]
phosphocreatine definition by Webster's New World
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a compound, CHNOP, in vertebrate muscle, derived from creatine and used as a backup energy source because it reacts with ADP to replenish the ATP and creatine used in muscle contraction
Origin: phospho- plush creatine
phosphocreatine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An organic compound, C4H10N3O5P, found in muscle tissue and capable of storing and providing energy for muscular contraction. Also called creatine phosphate.
phosphocreatine - Medical Definition
An organic compound found in muscle tissue and capable of storing and providing energy for muscular contraction. Also called creatine phosphate.