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Medical Term:

pyrophosphate

Pronunciation: pi-ro-fos'fat

Definition: A salt of pyrophosphoric acid; accumulates in cases of hypophosphatasia; sometimes referred to as inorganic pyrophosphate (PPi).

Synonym(s): diphosphate

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