pH question!

John Kuszewski johnk at speck.niddk.nih.gov
Wed Dec 22 15:21:25 EST 1999


It's a contraction for the partial pressure of hydrogen (ion),
IIRC.


pathos wrote:
> 
> In article <3861193C.C13E6AD4 at wgn.net>, vdrake at wgn.net (Vernon Drake) wrote:
> 
> > Could someone tell me what the letters pH stand for?
> 
> I think it means "pons hydrous"  but I never took latin so do not hold be
> to it.  Now if it were a greek word, I would have no problem.
> 
> Peter Pediaditakis
> University of Pittsburgh
> Dept. of Pathology

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