|1.||Also called: orthophosphoric acid, Systematic name: phosphoric(V) acid a colourless solid tribasic acid used in the manufacture of fertilizers and soap. Formula: H3PO4|
|2.||metaphosphoric acid pyrophosphoric acid See also hypophosphoric acid any oxyacid of phosphorus produced by reaction between phosphorus pentoxide and water|
phosphoric acid phos·phor·ic acid (fŏs-fôr'ĭk)
A clear colorless liquid used in pharmaceuticals. Also called orthophosphoric acid.
|phosphoric acid (fŏs-fôr'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
A clear liquid, or a solid that forms colorless, rhombus-shaped crystals, that is used in fertilizers, detergents, food flavoring, and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: H3PO4.