fluorophosphoric acid

noun

flu·​o·​ro·​phos·​phor·​ic acid -ˌfäs-ˈfȯr-ik- How to pronounce fluorophosphoric acid (audio)
: any of three acids made by reaction of the pentoxide of phosphorus with hydrogen fluoride
especially : an acid H2PO3F obtained as a colorless viscous liquid and as salts and esters some of which are nerve gases

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“Fluorophosphoric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fluorophosphoric%20acid. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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