noun phos·phor·o·gen \fäˈsfȯrəjə̇n, -ˌjen\

Definition of phosphorogen



  1. :  a substance or group that produces or helps to produce phosphorescence or luminescence

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Origin and Etymology of phosphorogen

International Scientific Vocabulary phosphor- + -gen; perhaps originally formed as French phosphorogène

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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