[pahy-roh-fos-fawr-ik, -for-, pahy-]
- a crystalline, water-soluble powder, H4P2O7, formed by the union of one molecule of phosphorus pentoxide with two molecules of water.
Origin of pyrophosphoric acid
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- a crystalline soluble solid acid formed by the reaction between one molecule of phosphorus pentoxide and two water molecules. Formula: H 4 P 2 O 7See also polyphosphoric acid
- A syrupy viscous liquid used as a catalyst, in organic chemical synthesis, and, in its salt forms, as medicines.
- A viscous liquid used as a catalyst and in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Chemical formula: H4P2O7.
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