metaphosphoricmedical dictionary

<chemistry> Pertaining to, or designating, a monobasic acid, HPO3, analogous to nitric acid, and, by heating phosphoric acid, obtained as a crystalline substance, commonly called glacial phosphoric acid.

Origin: Pref. Meta- + phosphoric

(01 Mar 1998)

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