Definition of Calcium phosphate

1. Noun. A phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones.

Definition of Calcium phosphate

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) The calcium salt or phosphoric acid, Ca3(PO4)2, or of several related acids; it is the main mineral of bone ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcium Phosphate

calcium lactophosphate
calcium leucovorin
calcium levulinate
calcium light
calcium magnesium-atpase
calcium magnesium dependent endodeoxyribonuclease
calcium mandelate
calcium metabolism
calcium metabolism disorders
calcium monohydrogen phosphate
calcium nitrate
calcium octadecanoate
calcium oxalate
calcium oxide
calcium pantothenate
calcium phosphate (current term)
calcium phosphates
calcium propionate
calcium pump
calcium pyrophosphate
calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease
calcium radioisotopes
calcium rigor
calcium saccharate
calcium sign
calcium sorbate
calcium stearate
calcium sulfate
calcium sulfite

Literary usage of Calcium phosphate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1908)
"Now, this ground rock contains the compound that we call calcium phosphate. I think it is well enough to remember one thing, I will ask you to remember, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"It is probable that this compound is the only calcium phosphate that can permanently exist under normal soil conditions. Bone phosphate is considered to be ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"calcium phosphate 60-24 Calcium carbonate 11-70 Calcium sulphate — Organic ... The enamel of teeth contains 85 to 90 per cent of calcium phosphate, ..."

4. American Druggist (1885)
"Acid calcium phosphate. The acid phosphate of calcium is soluble in water, ... Tri basic calcium phosphate. The above explanation, applied to the formula of ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1901)
"Formation of calcium phosphate by Precipitation. ... It is formed when ordinary insoluble calcium phosphate is treated with concentrated sulphuric acid, ..."

6. Manual of chemistry. A guide to lectures and laboratory work for beginners by William Simon (1901)
"CALCIUM. phosphate). By dissolving bone-ash (bone from which all organic matter has been expelled by heat) in hydrochloric acid, and precipitating the ..."

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