[ fos-fer-uh-leyt, fos-fawr-uh-, -for- ]
/ ˈfɒs fər əˌleɪt, fɒsˈfɔr ə-, -ˈfɒr- /
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verb (used with object), phos·pho·ryl·at·ed, phos·pho·ryl·at·ing.Chemistry.
to introduce the phosphoryl group into (an organic compound).
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