phosphinic acid


phos·​phin·​ic acid
: any of a series of monobasic organic acids RR′PO(OH) [as diphenyl-phosphinic acid (C6H5)2PO(OH)] obtainable from disubstituted phosphines by oxidation compare phosphonic acid

Word History


phosphinic International Scientific Vocabulary phosphine + -ic

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“Phosphinic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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