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pyrophosphate

[pahy-ruh-fos-feyt] /ˌpaɪ rəˈfɒs feɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; pyrophosph(oric acid) + -ate2
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  • In addition to potatoes, you'll get xanthan gum and sodium acid pyrophosphate.
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pyrophosphate

/ˌpaɪrəʊˈfɒsfeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
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pyrophosphate in Medicine

pyrophosphate py·ro·phos·phate (pī'rə-fŏs'fāt')
n.
Abbr. PP
A salt or an ester of pyrophosphoric acid.

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pyrophosphate in Science
pyrophosphate
  (pī'rə-fŏs'fāt')   
A salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid, containing the group P2O7.
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