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phosphomolybdic acid

noun phos·pho·mo·lyb·dic acid \ -mə-ˌlib-dik- \

medical Definition of phosphomolybdic acid

: any of several acids obtainable from solutions of phosphoric acid and molybdic acid and used chiefly as precipitants (as for alkaloids); especially : the yellow crystalline acid H3PMo12O40·xH2O containing twelve atoms of molybdenum in a molecule

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