A salt of phosphoric acid.
the fertilizer form of phosphorus. Usually considered the actual flower producing mineral.
(PO4-3) The PO4-3 ion. A compound containing the PO4-3 ion.
An element introduced into the aquarium through organic or inorganic means that promotes excessive algae growth. Can be removed through water changes.
A substance used in the body for healthy bone formation.
PO34-; a mineral that often participates in permineralization
a substance (called an electrolyte) that carries an electrical charge when dissolved in blood. Most of the body's phosphate (about 85%) is found in bones. The rest of it is stored in tissues throughout the body. (Electrolytes are minerals found naturally in the body. They include potassium, calcium, sodium, and magnesium. Electrolytes are needed to fight infection and to keep the body's balance of fluids at the proper level and to maintain normal functions, such as heart rhythm, muscle contraction, and brain function.)
a substance which is involved with calcium and which tends to build up in the body when the kidneys fail