phosphatic

[fos-fat-ik, -fey-tik]

Origin of phosphatic

First recorded in 1820–30; phosphate + -ic
Related formsnon·phos·phat·ic, adjective
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phosphatic

[fŏs-fătĭk]
adj.
  1. Relating to or containing phosphate.
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