phosphonium

noun phos·pho·ni·um \ fäs-ˈfō-nē-əm \

Definition of phosphonium

: a monovalent cation PH4+ analogous to ammonium and derived from phosphine; also : an organic derivative of phosphonium (such as (C2H5)4P+)

Origin and Etymology of phosphonium

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phosphonium

noun phos·pho·ni·um \ fäs-ˈfō-nē-əm \

medical Definition of phosphonium

: a monovalent cation PH4+ analogous to ammonium and derived from phosphine; also : an organic derivative of phosphonium (as (C2H5)4P+)

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