orthophosphate

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noun or·tho·phos·phate \ˌȯr-thə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt\

Definition of orthophosphate

  1. :  a salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid

1859

First Known Use of orthophosphate

1859


Medical Dictionary

orthophosphate

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noun or·tho·phos·phate \ˌȯr-thə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt\

Medical Definition of orthophosphate

  1. :  a salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid


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