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glycerophosphoric

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to glycerophosphoric acid or its derivatives

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, C3H9O6P, a decomposition-product of lecithin in which it is present, in combination with choline, two of its hydroxyl groups being replaced by fatty-acid radicals.

Etymologies

From glycerol + phosphoric (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When it was referred to a moment ago, I spoke only of its individual chemical nature as a fat in combination with ammonium phosphate, as by so doing I avoided error in connection with its apparently complicated formula, which includes glycerophosphoric acid, trimethylamin, palmitic and stearic acids.

    Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

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