diphosphate

[dahy-fos-feyt]

noun Chemistry.

a pyrophosphate.
a phosphate containing two phosphate groups.

Origin of diphosphate

First recorded in 1820–30; di-1 + phosphate
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diphosphate in Medicine

diphosphate

[dī-fŏsfāt′]

n.

An ester of phosphoric acid containing two phosphate groups.
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