ferric pyrophosphate

noun

Medical Definition of ferric pyrophosphate

: a green or yellowish green salt Fe4(P2O7)3·nH2O that is used as a source of iron especially to fortify food

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“Ferric pyrophosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ferric%20pyrophosphate. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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