phosphoryl

noun
phos·pho·ryl | \ˈfäs-fə-ˌril \

Definition of phosphoryl 

: a usually trivalent group PO

First Known Use of phosphoryl

1858, in the meaning defined above

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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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