Definition of Creatin

1. Noun. An amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction.

Exact synonyms: Creatine
Generic synonyms: Amino Acid, Aminoalkanoic Acid

Definition of Creatin

1. n. A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance found abundantly in muscle tissue.

Definition of Creatin

1. Noun. (alternative form of creatine) ¹

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Definition of Creatin

1. creatine [n -S] - See also: creatine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creatin

create by mental act
create from raw material
create from raw stuff
create mentally
create verbally
creatin (current term)
creatine kinase
creatine kinase isoenzymes
creatine kinases
creatine phosphate
creatine phosphokinase
creatine phosphoric acid
creating by mental acts
creating by removal

Literary usage of Creatin

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"creatin The behavior of this fraction before and after parturition is just the ... The presence of creatin in large quantity in a postpartum urine was first ..."

2. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"ON THE creatin-SPLITTING ENZYME OF THE PARATHYROIDS AND THE ADRENALS. ... SOME symptoms in parathyroid tetany markedly resemble the effects of creatin, ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1907)
"method of Polin to the estimation of the creatinin and creatin, using the Duboscq colorimeter (Zeit. Physiol. Chtm., 1904, xli., 223; ..."

4. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"The Significance of creatin and creatinin in Protein Metabolism. ... CH2 On heating with baryta-water creatin is decomposed, yielding urea, ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"It is probable that creatinin arises directly from creatin, of which it is ... But the origin of creatin is not clear; it is assumed" that amino-acids are ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"[NOTE.—See also references in Part IX.] 4. The Metabolism of creatin and ... We now know, however, that the metabolism of creatin and creatinin occupies a ..."

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