tripotassium phosphate

[trahy-puh-tas-ee-uh m]

Origin of tripotassium phosphate

Also called tripotassium orthophosphate.

potassium phosphate

noun Chemistry.
  1. any of the three orthophosphates of potassium (potassium monophosphate (K2HPO4), potassium diphosphate (KH2PO4), and tripotassium phosphate (K3PO4)).

Origin of potassium phosphate

First recorded in 1880–85
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