glycerophosphoric acid

noun
glyc·ero·phos·phor·ic acid | \ -ˌfäs-ˈfȯr-ik- , -ˈfär-; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik- \

Medical Definition of glycerophosphoric acid 

: either of two isomeric dibasic acids C3H9O6P occurring naturally in combined form as lecithin and phosphatidylethanolamine and used in medicine in the form of salts

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