• Phosphate | Define Phosphate at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/phosphate phosphate of ammonia is cheap enough to allow of its introduction into common use, ... Phosphates are important in metabolism and are frequently used in fertilizers.
    • Phosphate | Definition of Phosphate by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphate Define phosphate: chemistry : a salt or compound that has phosphorus in it and that is used especially in products (called fertilizers) that help plants ...
    • Phosphates - water-research.net

      water-research.net/index.php/phosphates Phosphates enter waterways from human and animal waste, phosphorus rich bedrock, laundry, cleaning, industrial effluents, and fertilizer runoff.
    • Phosphate minerals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphate_minerals Phosphate minerals are those minerals that contain the tetrahedrally coordinated phosphate (PO 4 3−) anion along with the freely substituting arsenate (AsO 4 3 ...
    • Phosphorus and water: The USGS Water Science School

      water.usgs.gov/edu/phosphorus.html Phosphorus and Water. Phosphorus is a common constituent of agricultural fertilizers, manure, and organic wastes in sewage and industrial effluent.
    • Phosphate in Blood - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/phosphate-in-blood Phosphate in Blood. Guide. A phosphate test measures the amount of phosphate in a blood sample. Phosphate is a charged particle (ion) that contains the ...
    • Phosphate | Article about phosphate by The Free Dictionary

      encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/phosphate phosphate, salt or ester of phosphoric acid phosphoric acid, any one of three chemical compounds made up of phosphorus, oxygen, and hydrogen (see acids and bases ...