pyrophosphoric acid

noun py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid \ ˌpī-rə-fäs-ˈfȯr-ik- , -ˈfär- ; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pyrophosphoric acid

:a crystalline acid H4P2O7 formed when orthophosphoric acid is heated or prepared in the form of salts by heating acid salts of orthophosphoric acid

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pyrophosphoric acid

noun py·ro·phos·pho·ric acid \ -fäs-ˌfȯr-ik-, -ˌfär-; -ˌfäs-f(ə-)rik- \

medical Definition of pyrophosphoric acid

:a crystalline acid H4P2O7 that is formed when orthophosphoric acid is heated or that is prepared in the form of salts by heating acid salts of orthophosphoric acid

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