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orthophosphoric

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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting an acid, H3PO4, produced by the interaction of phosphorus pentoxid or pentachlorid and water by boiling dilute nitric acid with phosphorus, or by treating the calcium phosphate of bone-earth with sulphuric acid.

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  • adjective chemistry Describing the ordinary form of phosphoric acid and its derivatives

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