phosphoric

adjective
phos·​pho·​ric | \ fäs-ˈfȯr-ik How to pronounce phosphoric (audio) , -ˈfär-; ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik How to pronounce phosphoric (audio) \

Definition of phosphoric

: of, relating to, or containing phosphorus especially with a valence higher than in phosphorous compounds

First Known Use of phosphoric

circa 1765, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphoric.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoric. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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phosphoric

adjective
phos·​pho·​ric | \ fäs-ˈfȯr-ik How to pronounce phosphoric (audio) , -ˈfär-; ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik How to pronounce phosphoric (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphoric

: of, relating to, or containing phosphorus especially with a valence higher than in phosphorous compounds

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