from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various sodium salts of phosphoric acid, especially NaH2PO4, Na2HPO4, and Na3PO4, widely used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, medicine, and chemistry.
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- n. phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels
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