phosphoryl

noun phos·pho·ryl \ ˈfäs-fə-ˌril \

Definition of phosphoryl

: a usually trivalent group PO

Origin and Etymology of phosphoryl

International Scientific Vocabulary


Medical Dictionary

phosphoryl

noun phos·pho·ryl \ ˈfäs-fə-ˌril \

medical Definition of phosphoryl

: a usually trivalent group PO consisting of phosphorus and oxygen

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phosphoryl? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to oppose successfully

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens-painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!