pyrophosphoric acid


py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid

noun \-fäs-ˈfr-ik-, -ˈfär-; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik-\

Definition of PYROPHOSPHORIC ACID

:  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

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1832

py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid

noun \-fäs-ˌfr-ik-, -ˌfär-; -ˌfäs-f(ə-)rik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYROPHOSPHORIC ACID

: 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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