Adp Definition

ādēpē
noun
A nucleotide, C10H15N5O10P2, present in, and vital to the energy processes of, all living cells: during biological oxidations energy is stored in the ATP molecule as ADP is converted to ATP, which later converts back to ADP, releasing the energy needed for muscular contractions, photosynthesis, bioluminescence, biosynthesis, etc.
Webster's New World
Initialism of adenosine diphosphate.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
adenosine-diphosphateautomatic data processing
abbreviation
Automatic data processing.
Webster's New World
other
Webster's New World Finance

Origin of Adp

  • a(denosine) d(i)p(hosphate)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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