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triphosphate

[ trahy-fos-feyt ]
/ traɪˈfɒs feɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt derived from triphosphoric acid.
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Origin of triphosphate

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

triphosphate
[ trī-fŏsfāt′ ]

n.
A salt or ester containing three phosphate groups.
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