adenosine triphosphate


noun Biochemistry.


Nearby words

  1. adenosine deaminase deficiency,
  2. adenosine diphosphate,
  3. adenosine monophosphate,
  4. adenosine phosphate,
  5. adenosine triphosphatase,
  6. adenosis,
  7. adenotomy,
  8. adenotonsillectomy,
  9. adenoviridae,
  10. adenovirus

Origin of adenosine triphosphate

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for adenosine triphosphate

adenosine triphosphate

noun

the full name of ATP 1
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Medicine definitions for adenosine triphosphate

adenosine triphosphate

n.

ATP.

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Science definitions for adenosine triphosphate

adenosine triphosphate

[trī-fŏsfāt′]

See ATP.
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