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carbamoyl phosphate

Pronunciation: kar′bă-mō-il fos′fāt

Definition: A reactive intermediate capable of transferring its carbamoyl group to an acceptor molecule, forming citrulline from ornithine in the urea cycle and ureidosuccinate from aspartate in pyrimidine ring formation.

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