polyphosphoric acid

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Definition of polyphosphoric acid 

: any of a series of condensed phosphoric acids (as pyrophosphoric acid) containing more than one atom of phosphorus

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History and Etymology for polyphosphoric acid

polyphosphoric from poly- + phosphoric

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