Meaning of pyrophosphoric acid

py'ro•phos•phor'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (pī'rō-fos-fôr'ik, -for'-, pī"-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a crystalline, water-soluble powder, HPO, formed by the union of one molecule of phosphorus pentoxide with two molecules of water.
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