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"ATP" in British English

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uk /ˌeɪ.tiːˈpiː/ us /ˌeɪ.tiːˈpiː/ specialized

(Definition of “ATP” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ATP" in American English

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ATPnoun [ U ]


biology abbreviation for adenosine triphosphate (= an important chemical in the cells of living organisms that stores energy and releases it when it is needed)

(Definition of “ATP” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)