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phosphatic

[fos-fat-ik, -fey-tik] /fɒsˈfæt ɪk, -ˈfeɪ tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or containing phosphates:
phosphatic slag.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; phosphate + -ic
Related forms
nonphosphatic, adjective
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Examples from the web for phosphatic
  • It is also used extensively in making phosphatic fertilizers.
  • Increasing tonnage of phosphate rock is used to produce higher value phosphatic fertilizers for the export market.
  • These phosphatic microfossils are now termed conodont elements to avoid confusion.
phosphatic in Medicine

phosphatic phos·phat·ic (fŏs-fāt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or containing phosphate.

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