phosphinic acid

noun phos·phin·ic acid \(ˈ)fä¦sfinik-\

Definition of phosphinic acid

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of phosphinic acid

phosphinic International Scientific Vocabulary phosphine + -ic


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