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hypophosphorous acid

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noun hy·po·phos·pho·rous acid \-ˌfäs-f(ə-)rəs-; -fäs-ˌfōr-əs-, -ˌfȯr-\

Medical Definition of hypophosphorous acid

  1. :  a low-melting deliquescent crystalline strong monobasic acid H3PO2 usually obtained by acidifying one of its salts and used as a reducing agent


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