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phos·pho·rous

 (fŏs′fər-əs, fŏs-fôr′əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, especially with valence 3 or a valence lower than that of a comparable phosphoric compound.
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phosphorous

(ˈfɒsfərəs)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing phosphorus in the trivalent state
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phos•pho•rous

(ˈfɒs fər əs, fɒsˈfɔr əs, -ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
containing trivalent phosphorus.
[1770–80]
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Adj.1.phosphorous - containing or characteristic of phosphorus; "phosphoric acid"
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phosphorous

[ˈfɒsfərəs] ADJfosforoso
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phosphorous

adjphosphorsauer
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IN addition to cleansing, kidneys help regulate the level of phosphorous in the blood.
Local sources in Deir Ezzor told SANA reporter that warplanes of the US-led coalition fired white phosphorus bombs at al-Baghouz farms which extends on the Syrian-Iraqi borders with white phosphorous bombs as a number of people were martyred, mostly women and children and others were injured.
Phosphorous levels bounce around a lot seasonally and can be different in different parts of the lake, but in general the readings have approximately doubled from the 1970s to the present day.
According to a statement, agriculture experts advised farmers to use one bag of phosphorous and half bag of Nitrogen to date palm in January and the same amount of fertilizer in February.
SOHR reported that the coalition's artillery units opened heavy fire on Eastern Deir Ezzur using phosphorous shells that set ablaze the targeted areas.
Ben Murdin, has developed a way of making phosphorous atoms 'dance'.
Xavier Mear (below), product manager for Neutralac SLS45 at Lhoist UK looks at Phosphorous removal from wastewater
Buy a bag with a "0" in the middle to ensure the fertilizer does not contain phosphorous. Phosphorous is one of the leading causes of water pollution.