Orthophosphate



[awr-thuh-fos-feyt] /ˌɔr θəˈfɒs feɪt/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid, or any compound containing the trivalent group −PO 4 .
/ˌɔːθəʊˈfɒsfeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid

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