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pyrophosphate

 [pi″ro-fos´fāt]
any salt of pyrophosphoric acid.

py·ro·phos·phate (PP, PPi),

(pī-rō-fos'fāt),
A salt of pyrophosphoric acid; accumulates in cases of hypophosphatasia; sometimes referred to as inorganic pyrophosphate (PPi).
Synonym(s): diphosphate

pyrophosphate

/py·ro·phos·phate/ (-fos´fāt) a salt of pyrophosphoric acid.

py·ro·phos·phate

(PP) (pī'rō-fos'fāt)
A salt of pyrophosphoric acid; accumulates in cases of hypophosphatasia; sometimes referred to as inorganic pyrophosphate (PPi).

py·ro·phos·phate

(PP) (pī'rō-fos'fāt)
A salt of pyrophosphoric acid; accumulates in cases of hypophosphatasia.

pyrophosphate (pī´rōfos´fāt),

n compound found in parotid saliva that helps delay calcification of bacteria plaque. It is also the active ingredient of commercial tarter-control oral hygiene products.

pyrophosphate

any salt of pyrophosphoric (diphosphoric) acid.
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The scheme will have a production capacity of 16m tonnes per year of phosphate concentrate, sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid, as well as plants to produce calcium monophosphate and calcium diphosphate, with phosphate production expected to start in late 2016.