phosphite

[fos-fahyt]

Origin of phosphite

First recorded in 1790–1800; phosph- + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for phosphite

phosphite

noun
  1. any salt or ester of phosphorous acid
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phosphite in Medicine

phosphite

[fŏsfīt′]
n.
  1. A salt or ester of phosphorous acid.
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