phospho-


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phospho-

or phosph-
pref.
1. Phosphorus: phosphine.
2. Phosphate: phospholipid.

[From phosphorus.]

phospho-

or before a vowel

phosph-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) containing phosphorus: phosphocreatine.
[from French, from phosphore phosphorus]

phospho-

a combining form representing phosphorus: phospholipid.
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