- a salt of hypophosphorous acid, as sodium hypophosphite, NaH2PO2.
Origin of hypophosphite
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Methylene blue can be reduced by the H2 and the hypophosphite oxidized.The Nature of Animal Light
E. Newton Harvey
From the double decomposition of hypophosphite of lime and sulphate of iron, as hypophosphite of potash.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
There is no evidence that this condition is met by the hypophosphite salt.
- any salt of hypophosphorous acid
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