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Medical Term:

phosphate acetyltransferase

Pronunciation: fos'fat a-se'til-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme-catalyzing transfer of an acetyl moiety from acetyl-CoA to orthophosphate, forming acetyl phosphate and coenzyme A.

Synonym(s): phosphoacylase, phosphotransacetylase

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