a cyclic anhydride of guanosine monophosphate formed from guanosine triphosphate by the action of guanylate cyclase: in cellular metabolism, it acts as a second messenger associated with increased cell division and growth.
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Also called cGMP, guanosine cyclic monophosphate, guanosine 3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate.
Origin of cyclic GMP
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby cyclic GMP
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Medical definitions for cyclic GMP
Cyclic guanosine monophosphate; a cyclic nucleotide of guanosine that acts at the cellular level as a regulator of various metabolic processes, possibly as an antagonist to cyclic AMP.
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