phosphocreatine definition

  • noun:
    • An organic ingredient, C4H10N3O5P, present in muscles and effective at saving and offering power for muscular contraction. Also referred to as creatine phosphate.
    • A phosphorylated by-product of creatine which is used in muscle tissue to keep chemical energy
    • a natural mixture of creatine and phosphoric acid; found in the muscles of vertebrates where its hydrolysis releases power for muscular contraction

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