inosinic acid in·o·sin·ic acid (ĭn’ə-sĭn’ĭk, ī’nə-)
Inosine phosphate; a nucleotide that is found in muscle and other tissues.
[ih-noh-si-tawl, -tohl, ahy-noh-] /ɪˈnoʊ sɪˌtɔl, -ˌtoʊl, aɪˈnoʊ-/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a compound, C 6 H 12 O 6 , derivative of cyclohexane, widely distributed in plants and seeds as phytin, and occurring in animal tissue and in urine: an essential growth factor for animal life, present in the vitamin B complex. 2. Pharmacology. the commercial […]
inosituria in·o·si·tu·ri·a (ĭn’ō-sĭ-tur’ē-ə, -tyur’-) n. The presence of inositol in the urine.
- In other words
Putting it differently, usually more simply or explicitly. For example, The weather was terrible, the plane took off several hours after the scheduled time, and then fog prevented their landing—in other words, they never got to the wedding at all. [ Mid-1800s ]
[ee-nuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, ahy-nuh-] /ˌi nəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌaɪ nə-/ adjective, Physiology. 1. influencing the contractility of muscular tissue. /ˌɪnəˈtrɒpɪk; ˌaɪnə-/ adjective 1. affecting or controlling the contraction of muscles, esp those of the heart: inotropic drugs inotropic in·o·trop·ic (ĭn’ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk, ī’nə-, ē’nə-) adj. Affecting the contraction of muscle, especially heart muscle.