hypophosphoric acid definition

  • noun:
    • The oxyacid of phosphorus H4P2O6
    • a crystalline tetrabasic acid (H4P2O6)
  • adjective:
    • an acid, P2H4O6, produced by the sluggish oxidation of wet phosphorus, and isolated only as an answer in liquid. Its considered a condensation item of just one molecule of phosphoric acid with one of phosphorous acid, by partial dehydration.

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