phosphoric

adjective phos·pho·ric \ fäs-ˈfȯr-ik , -ˈfär- ; ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik \

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

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phosphoric

adjective phos·pho·ric \ fäs-ˈfȯr-ik , -ˈfär-; ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik \

medical Definition of phosphoric

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

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