Definition of Sodium phosphate
1. Noun. Phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels.
Generic synonyms: Inorganic Phosphate, Orthophosphate, Phosphate
Medical Definition of Sodium phosphate
1. Na2HPO4-H2O;a laxative. Synonym: dibasic sodium phosphate, sodium orthophosphate. Sodium phosphate P 32, anionic radioactive phosphorus in the form of a solution of sodium acid phosphate and sodium basic phosphate; a beta emitter with a half-life of 14.3 days; after administration, highest concentrations are found in rapidly proliferating tissues; it is used in the treatment of polycythemia vera, chronic myelogenous leukaemia, and osseous metastases. See: chromic phosphate P 32 colloidal suspension. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodium Phosphate
Literary usage of Sodium phosphate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"sodium phosphate, from which the water of crystallization has been expelled ... Co., NF—sodium phosphate liquefied in its water of crystallization by sodium ..."
2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"Dose, i to 3 Gm., 15 to 45 gr-, BP sodium phosphate The phosphates also ... The intravenous injection of ordinary quantities of sodium phosphate acts ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Of these, the hydrogen-ammonium-sodium phosphate, or "microcosmic salt," ... Thus if common (that is, secondary) sodium phosphate, ..."
4. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"Solution of sodium phosphate must not become turbid when heated with ammonia. ... sodium phosphate precipitates the alkali-earth metals and all the heavy ..."
5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The residue is taken up with 10 ce of water, and one-third tested for lithium by adding 0-5 cc of 10 ¡ie caustic soda and 2 cc of 10 pc sodium phosphate, ..."
6. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"Ammonium chloride, 2 parts; sodium phosphate, 4 parts; sodium nitrate, 3 parts; water, 80 parts. Mix and dissolve. To use, add 25 drops to the quart of ..."