triphosphate

triphosphate

[trahy-fos-feyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt derived from triphosphoric acid.

Origin:
1820–30; tri- + phosphate

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triphosphate tri·phos·phate (trī-fŏs'fāt')
n.
A salt or an ester containing three phosphate groups.

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