triphosphate

[trahy-fos-feyt]

noun Chemistry.

a salt derived from triphosphoric acid.

Origin of triphosphate

First recorded in 1820–30; tri- + phosphate
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Medicine definitions for triphosphate

triphosphate

[trī-fŏsfāt′]

n.

A salt or ester containing three phosphate groups.
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