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diphosphate

[dahy-fos-feyt]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a pyrophosphate.
  2. 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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diphosphates in Medicine

diphosphate

(dī-fŏsfāt′)
n.
  1. An ester of phosphoric acid containing two phosphate groups.
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