orthophosphate

Definitions of orthophosphate
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n a salt of phosphoric acid

Synonyms:
inorganic phosphate, phosphate
Types:
calcium phosphate
a phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones
sodium orthophosphate, sodium phosphate
phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels
Type of:
salt
a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

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