glycerophosphoric acid

noun

glyc·​ero·​phos·​phor·​ic acid -ˌfäs-ˈfȯr-ik- How to pronounce glycerophosphoric acid (audio) -ˈfär-; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik- How to pronounce glycerophosphoric acid (audio)
: 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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“Glycerophosphoric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glycerophosphoric%20acid. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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