pyrophosphate

noun
py·​ro·​phos·​phate | \ ˌpī-rə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce pyrophosphate (audio) \

Definition of pyrophosphate

: a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid

First Known Use of pyrophosphate

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Pyrophosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrophosphate. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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pyrophosphate

noun
py·​ro·​phos·​phate | \ -ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce pyrophosphate (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyrophosphate

: a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid

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