Definition of adenylic acid in English:

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adenylic acid

Pronunciation: /ˌad(ə)ˌnilik ˈasəd/

noun

Another term for adenosine monophosphate.
Example sentences
  • Nitric oxide is a cellular signal that activates guanylyl cyclase to cyclic adenylic acid (cyclic AMP), causing vasodilation.

Origin

Late 19th century: adenylic from adenine + -yl + -ic.

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Syllabification: ad·e·nyl·ic ac·id

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