phosphoryl

noun phos·pho·ryl \ ˈfäs-fə-ˌril \

Definition of phosphoryl

: a usually trivalent group PO

Origin and Etymology of phosphoryl

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phosphoryl

noun phos·pho·ryl \ ˈfäs-fə-ˌril \

medical Definition of phosphoryl

: a usually trivalent group PO consisting of phosphorus and oxygen

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