Definition of Phosphatic

1. a. Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus, phosphoric acid, or phosphates; as, phosphatic nodules.

Definition of Phosphatic

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or composed of phosphate. ¹

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Definition of Phosphatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Phosphatic

1. Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus, phosphoric acid, or phosphates; as, phosphatic nodules. Phosphatic diathesis, a habit of body which leads to the undue excretion of phosphates with the urine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphatic

phosphatase unit
phosphate acetyltransferase
phosphate buffer solution
phosphate diabetes
phosphate group
phosphate permease
phosphate tetany
phosphatic (current term)
phosphatidate phosphatase
phosphatidic acid
phosphatidic acid kinase
phosphatidic acids

Literary usage of Phosphatic

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

1. Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Hardiness and by Daniel Hall (1912)
"BEFORE considering the question of the relative fertilising value of the different phosphatic manures and their application in practice, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"Lining this hollow there is an irregular and nodular band, two or three inches thick, ot dark brown oolitic and phosphatic rock; a fact of interest, ..."

3. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1902)
"phosphatic deposits,"• in the great majority of cases, betoken some of the ... From observations made on phosphatic deposits such as the phosphatic chalk of ..."

4. Mineral Resources of Virginia by Thomas Leonard Watson, Ray Smith Bassler, Heinrich Ries, Roy Jay Holden (1907)
"APATITE AND phosphatic MARL. Like most of the mineral deposits of Virginia ... So far as we have knowledge of these, three forms of phosphatic material are ..."

5. A Treatise on the American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands Within by Curtis Holbrook Lindley (1903)
"phosphatic deposits.—The only public land state in the union where the phosphatic deposits occur in appreciable quantities is Florida. ..."

6. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1843)
""It is absurd, therefore, to talk of this as phosphatic urine and of the disease which it signifies as a phosphatic diathesis.—The disease, so called, ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"Under the natural substitutes come (a) phosphatic limestone; (6) other phosphate-bearing ... THE NATURAL SUBSTITUTES FOR PHOSPHATE ROCK phosphatic Limestone ..."

8. The Phosphate Deposits of Florida by George Charlton Matson (1915)
"In some of the mines a soft, white phosphatic marl rests upon the Bone ... Loose gray sand containing many pebbles and fragments of phosphatic marl 2-4 ..."

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