hypophosphoric

[ hahy-puh-fos-fawr-ik, -for- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pə fɒsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr- /

adjective

of or derived from hypophosphoric acid.

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Origin of hypophosphoric

First recorded in 1850–55; hypo- + phosphoric
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