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ATP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ATP mean? 

ATP (noun)
  The noun ATP has 1 sense:

1. a nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions

  Familiarity information: ATP used as a noun is very rare.


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ATP (noun)


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Meaning:

A nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

adenosine triphosphate; ATP

Hypernyms ("ATP" is a kind of...):

nucleotide (a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA))


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