phosphoryl

noun

phos·​pho·​ryl ˈfäs-fə-ˌril How to pronounce phosphoryl (audio)
: a usually trivalent group PO

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phosphoryl was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Phosphoryl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoryl. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

phosphoryl

noun
phos·​pho·​ryl ˈfäs-fə-ˌril How to pronounce phosphoryl (audio)
: a usually trivalent group PO consisting of phosphorus and oxygen
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