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Noun: creatine phosphate  'kree-u,teen 'fós,feyt
  1. An organic compound of creatine and phosphoric acid; found in the muscles of vertebrates where its hydrolysis releases energy for muscular contraction
    - phosphocreatine, creatine phosphoric acid

Derived forms: creatine phosphates

Type of: organic compound

Encyclopedia: Creatine phosphate