phosphatic

adjective
phos·​phat·​ic | \ fäs-ˈfa-tik How to pronounce phosphatic (audio) , -ˈfā- How to pronounce phosphatic (audio) \

Definition of phosphatic

: of, relating to, or containing phosphoric acid or phosphates phosphatic fertilizers

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Such phosphatic fossilization sometimes preserves detail down to the level of single cells. Colin Dickey, New Republic, "When Squid Ruled the Earth," 21 Sep. 2017

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1818, in the meaning defined above

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phosphatic

adjective
phos·​phat·​ic | \ fäs-ˈfat-ik How to pronounce phosphatic (audio) , -ˈfāt- How to pronounce phosphatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphatic

: of, relating to, or containing phosphoric acid or phosphates

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