phosphoryl

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noun phos·pho·ryl \ˈfäs-fə-ˌril\

Definition of phosphoryl

  1. :  a usually trivalent group PO

Origin and Etymology of phosphoryl

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1858


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phosphoryl

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noun phos·pho·ryl \ˈfäs-fə-ˌril\

Medical Definition of phosphoryl

  1. :  a usually trivalent group PO consisting of phosphorus and oxygen


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