Medical Dictionary

pyrophosphoric acid

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

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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