phosphatic etymology

English word phosphatic comes from English -ic, English phosphate

Detailed word origin of phosphatic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
phosphate English (eng) (US, regional, dated) A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid. To treat or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid.
phosphatic English (eng) Of, relating to, or composed of phosphate.

Words with the same origin as phosphatic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of phosphate
coumaphos hyperphosphataemia hypophosphaturia organophosphatic phosphatase phosphatian phosphatide phosphating phosphatise phosphatize phosphaturia quadruphite