orthophosphoric acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1866 phosphoric acid 1

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  • orthophosphoric acid — [ôr΄thəfäs fōr′ik] n. [ ORTHO + PHOSPHORIC] a clear, colorless, syrupy liquid or a colorless, crystalline solid, H3PO4, produced from phosphorus or phosphate rock and used in the manufacture of fertilizers, textiles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • orthophosphoric acid — ortofosfato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₃PO₄ atitikmenys: angl. orthophosphoric acid; phosphoric acid rus. ортофосфорная кислота; фосфорная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio tetraoksofosfatas (3–) sinonimas – fosforo rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • orthophosphoric acid — Phosphoric acid, O=P(OH)3, distinguished by ortho from meta and pyrophosphoric acid s, (HPO3)n and OP(OH2)OP(OH)2O, respectively, which are anhydrides of H3PO4; the ultimate anhydride is phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5. * * * or·tho·phos·pho·ric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • orthophosphoric acid — noun an acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4 • Syn: ↑phosphoric acid • Hypernyms: ↑oxyacid, ↑oxygen acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthophosphoric acid — /awr thoh fos fawr ik, for , awr /, Chem. a colorless, crystalline solid, H3PO4, the tribasic acid of pentavalent phosphorus: used chiefly in fertilizers, as a source of phosphorus salts, and in soft drinks as an acidulant and flavoring agent.… …   Universalium

  • orthophosphoric acid — noun Ordinary phosphoric acid, HPO See Also: orthophosphate …   Wiktionary

  • orthophosphoric acid — [ˌɔ:θə(ʊ)fɒs fɒrɪk] noun another term for phosphoric acid. Derivatives orthophosphate noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • orthophosphoric acid — /ˌɔθoʊfɒsfɒrɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .awthohfosforik asuhd) noun the tribasic acid of pentavalent phosphorus, H3PO4, a colourless, crystalline compound, forming phosphates which are used in fertilisers …   Australian English dictionary

  • Acid — This article is about acids in chemistry. For the drug, see Lysergic acid diethylamide. For other uses, see Acid (disambiguation). Acidity redirects here. For the novelette, see Acidity (Novelette). Acids and Bases …   Wikipedia

  • Acid phosphatase — is an enzyme that works under acid conditions and is made in the liver, spleen, bone marrow and the prostate gland. Abnormally high serum levels of the enzyme may, for example, indicate prostate disease (infection, injury, or cancer). * * * acid… …   Medical dictionary

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