Ortho-phosphate

orthophosphate

[awr-thuh-fos-feyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid, or any compound containing the trivalent group −PO 4 .

Origin:
1855–60; ortho- + phosphate

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orthophosphate (ˌɔːθəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of orthophosphoric acid

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