Definition of Orthophosphoric acid

1. Noun. An acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4.

Exact synonyms: Phosphoric Acid
Generic synonyms: Oxyacid, Oxygen Acid



Definition of Orthophosphoric acid

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) Ordinary phosphoric acid, H3PO4 ¹

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Medical Definition of Orthophosphoric acid

1. Phosphoric acid, O==P(OH)3, distinguished by ortho-from meta-and pyrophosphoric acids, (HPO3)n and OP(OH2)OP(OH)2O, respectively, which are anhydrides of H3PO4; the ultimate anhydride is phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Orthophosphoric acid

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"With calcium, orthophosphoric acid forms three well-defined compounds. ... Many other compounds of orthophosphoric acid with metallic bases are known, ..."

2. Manual of qualitative chemical analysis by Karl Remigius Fresenius (1883)
"Heated in an open platinum dish orthophosphoric acid, if pure, ... Orthophosphoric acid forms three series of salts, monometallic, dime- tallic, ..."

3. Inorganic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1889)
"The possibility of making analogous compounds containing selenium and tellurium will suggest itself. Phosphoric Acid, orthophosphoric acid, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"A solution of metaphosphoric acid is converted, slowly at ordinary temperatures, quickly at the boiling heat, into orthophosphoric acid, ..."

5. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Many other compounds of orthophosphoric acid with metallic bases are known, ... When concentrated orthophosphoric acid is heated to 415° F. until it yields ..."

6. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work, with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson, John Charles Olsen (1901)
"Free orthophosphoric acid is not precipitated by ordinary salts of third, ... Ferric chloride is precipitated, a distinction from orthophosphoric acid. ..."

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