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pyrophosphoric acid

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noun py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid \-fäs-ˈfȯr-ik-, -ˈfär-; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik-\

Definition of pyrophosphoric acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid H4P2O7 formed when orthophosphoric acid is heated or prepared in the form of salts by heating acid salts of orthophosphoric acid



Origin of pyrophosphoric acid

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First Known Use: 1832


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pyrophosphoric acid

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noun py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid \-fäs-ˌfȯr-ik-, -ˌfär-; -ˌfäs-f(ə-)rik-\

Medical Definition of pyrophosphoric acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid H4P2O7 that is formed when orthophosphoric acid is heated or that is prepared in the form of salts by heating acid salts of orthophosphoric acid




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