phosphatic

[ fos-fat-ik, -fey-tik ]
/ fɒsˈfæt ɪk, -ˈfeɪ tɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or containing phosphates: phosphatic slag.

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Origin of phosphatic

First recorded in 1820–30; phosphate + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM phosphatic

non·phos·phat·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for phosphatic

phosphatic
[ fŏs-fătĭk ]

adj.

Relating to or containing phosphate.
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