[ fos-fahyt ]
/ ˈfɒs faɪt /
(loosely) a salt of phosphorous acid.
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The phosphate (phosote or phosphote), phosphite (phosphotal), and valerianate (eosote) also find application.
British Dictionary definitions for phosphite
/ (ˈfɒsfaɪt) /
any salt or ester of phosphorous acid
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Medical definitions for phosphite
[ fŏs′fīt′ ]
A salt or ester of phosphorous acid.
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