fluorophosphate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fluoro- +‎ phosphate

Noun[edit]

fluorophosphate (plural fluorophosphates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The anion PO3F2- formed by replacing one hydroxyl of a phosphate anion with a fluorine atom; any salt containing such an anion
  2. (organic chemistry) The functional group >PO3F formed by replacing one hydroxyl of a phosphate group with a fluorine atom; any compound containing such a group