sodium pyrophosphate

noun

Medical Definition of sodium pyrophosphate

: a crystalline acid salt Na2H2P2O7 of pyrophosphoric acid that has been added to hot dogs to give them color

called also sodium acid pyrophosphate

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“Sodium pyrophosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sodium%20pyrophosphate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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