dibasic potassium phosphate

[USP] the dipotassium salt, K2HPO4; used alone or in combination with other phosphate compounds as an electrolyte replenisher, administered orally or intravenously. Called also dipotassium phosphate.

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  • dibasic potassium phosphate — Chem. potassium monophosphate. See under potassium phosphate. * * * …   Universalium

  • dibasic potassium phosphate — Chem. potassium monophosphate. See under potassium phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • potassium phosphate — n any of various phosphates of potassium esp a salt K2HPO4 occurring as colorless or white granules or powder and used as a saline cathartic * * * a compound combining potassium and phosphoric acid, in chemistry usually used to denote… …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium monophosphate — /mon euh fos fayt/, Chem. See under potassium phosphate. Also called dibasic potassium phosphate. * * * …   Universalium

  • potassium monophosphate — /mon euh fos fayt/, Chem. See under potassium phosphate. Also called dibasic potassium phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Potassium — The major positive ion (cation) found inside of cells. The chemical notation for potassium is K+. The proper level of potassium is essential for normal cell function. An abnormal increase of potassium (hyperkalemia) or decrease of potassium… …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium phosphates — 1. [USP] a combination of monobasic and dibasic potassium phosphates used as an electrolyte replenisher. 2. more generally, any potassium containing source of phosphorus, which includes not only the combination of monobasic and dibasic potassium… …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium and sodium phosphates — any of various preparations containing both sodium and potassium phosphate in some combination of the monobasic and dibasic salts of each; used as an electrolyte replenisher, urinary acidifier, and antiurolithic …   Medical dictionary

  • dipotassium phosphate — SYN: potassium phosphate. * * * di·po·tas·si·um phos·phate (di″po tasґe əm) dibasic potassium phosphate; see under potassium …   Medical dictionary

  • Dipotassium phosphate — Dipotassium phosphate …   Wikipedia

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