pyrophosphate


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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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