creatine definition

  • noun:
    • A nitrogenous organic acid, C4H9N3O2, which found in the muscle mass of vertebrates primarily in the form of phosphocreatine and products energy for muscle mass contraction.
    • An amino acid 2-(carbamimidoyl-methyl- amino)acetic acid which naturally occurs in vertebrates helping to supply power to muscle and nerve cells
    • A neutral crystallizable organic compound (C4H9N3O2) acquired from muscular muscle. See extract under creatinine. Additionally spelled creatin, kreatin.
    • an amino acid that doesn't occur in proteins it is based in the muscle tissue of vertebrates in both the free form so when phosphocreatine; products power for muscle contraction

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