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py·ro·phos·phate

 (pī′rə-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of pyrophosphoric acid.

py′ro·phos·phat′ic (-făt′ĭk) adj.

pyrophosphate

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid

py•ro•phos•phate

(ˌpaɪ rəˈfɒs feɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.pyrophosphate - a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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