Definition of metaphosphoric acid in English:

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metaphosphoric acid


[mass noun] Chemistry
A glassy deliquescent solid obtained by heating orthophosphoric acid.
  • A polymer; chemical formula (HPO3)n.
Example sentences
  • In this case, to avoid oxidation of ASC contained in samples, AF were collected in centrifuge tubes containing a concentrated solution of metaphosphoric acid.
  • Upon collection, a 5-mL aliquot of rumen fluid was acidified with 1 mL of 25% metaphosphoric acid and allowed to stand for 30 min.
  • Apoplastic-washed fluid was collected into Eppendorf tubes containing 6% metaphosphoric acid.

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