[ trahy-fos-feyt ]
/ traɪˈfɒs feɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt derived from triphosphoric acid.

Origin of triphosphate

First recorded in 1820–30; tri- + phosphate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for triphosphate


[ trī-fŏsfāt′ ]


A salt or ester containing three phosphate groups.
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