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diphosphate

[ dahy-fos-feyt ]
/ daɪˈfɒs feɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a pyrophosphate.
a phosphate containing two phosphate groups.
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Origin of diphosphate

First recorded in 1820–30; di-1 + phosphate
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Medical definitions for diphosphate

diphosphate
[ dī-fŏsfāt′ ]

n.
An ester of phosphoric acid containing two phosphate groups.
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