adenosine monophosphate

[ mon-uh-fos-feyt ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈfɒs feɪt /

noun Biochemistry.


Nearby words

  1. adenosine arabinoside,
  2. adenosine cyclic monophosphate,
  3. adenosine deaminase,
  4. adenosine deaminase deficiency,
  5. adenosine diphosphate,
  6. adenosine phosphate,
  7. adenosine triphosphatase,
  8. adenosine triphosphate,
  9. adenosis,
  10. adenotomy

Origin of adenosine monophosphate

First recorded in 1945–50; mono- + phosphate

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British Dictionary definitions for adenosine monophosphate

adenosine monophosphate

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈfɒsfeɪt) /

noun

another term for adenylic acid Abbreviation: AMP
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Medicine definitions for adenosine monophosphate

adenosine monophosphate

n.

AMP.
Cyclic AMP.

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Science definitions for adenosine monophosphate

adenosine monophosphate

[ mŏn′ō-fŏsfāt′ ]

See AMP.
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