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tripotassium phosphate

[trahy-puh-tas-ee-uh m] /ˌtraɪ pəˈtæs i əm/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
See under potassium phosphate.
Also called tripotassium orthophosphate.
Origin of tripotassium phosphate

potassium phosphate

noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of the three orthophosphates of potassium ((potassium monophosphate) (K 2 HPO 4), (potassium diphosphate) (KH 2 PO 4), and (tripotassium phosphate) (K 3 PO 4) )
Origin
1880-85
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