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pyrophosphoric acid

Syllabification: py·ro·phos·phor·ic ac·id
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˌfäsˈfôrik, -ˈfäsfərik
 
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Definition of pyrophosphoric acid in English:

noun

Chemistry
A glassy solid obtained by heating phosphoric acid.
Example sentences
  • Pyrophosphoric acid is colorless, odorless, hygroscopic and is soluble in water.

Derivatives

pyrophosphate

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Pronunciation: /-ˈfäsˌfāt/
noun
Example sentences
  • One molecule of IPP condenses with one molecule of DMPP to generate geranyl pyrophosphate, GPP.
  • Gout and calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease are fairly common metabolic diseases affecting joints.
  • Pseudogout is a form of arthritis caused by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposits in one or more joints.

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