Phosphorous

Definition of Phosphorous

Phos´phor`ous   Pronunciation: fǒs´fǒr`ŭs
a.1.(Chem.) Of or pertaining to phosphorus; resembling or containing phosphorus; specifically, designating those compounds in which phosphorus has a lower valence as contrasted with phosphoric compounds; as, phosphorous acid, H3PO3.

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atomic number 15, P, phosphoric, phosphorus
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