Hypophosphite definition

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The univalent anionic group H2 PO2 , derived from hypophosphorous acid, or a compound containing this group.
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A salt of hypophosphorous acid containing the monovalent negative radical H2PO2
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An uncharged ester of this acid.
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(chemistry) Any salt of hypophosphorous acid.
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Noun

Singular:
hypophosphite
Plural:
hypophosphites

Origin of hypophosphite