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phospho-

  1. a combining form representing phosphorus in compound words:

    phosphoprotein.



phospho-

combining_form

  1. containing phosphorus

    phosphocreatine



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Word History and Origins

Origin of phospho-1

from French, from phosphore phosphorus

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Example Sentences

A very similar method is practised by Sonnenschein and others with the aid of phospho-molybdic acid.

Strong nitric acid oxidizes boron phospho-di-iodide with incandescence.

When thrown into vapor of mercury, boron phospho-di-iodide instantly takes fire.

Boron phospho-di-iodide is a very hygroscopic substance, moisture rapidly decomposing it.

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phosphitephosphocreatine