hypophosphoric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or with respect to hypophosphoric acid or its derivatives
    • related to, or based on, or containing, phosphorus in less state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds.
  • others:
    • just like hypophosphorous.
    • Noting an acid, a definite tetra standard acid, H4P2O6, produced, and phosphorous and phosphoric acids, by the slow oxidation of phosphorus in moist environment at ordinary temperatures.
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