Definition of adenylic acid in English:

adenylic acid

noun

  • another term for adenosine monophosphate
    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

adenylic acid

/ˌad(ə)ˌnilik ˈasəd/