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

Origin of phosphatic

First recorded in 1820–30; phosphate + -ic
Related formsnon·phos·phat·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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phosphatic in Medicine


  1. Relating to or containing phosphate.
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