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phosph-

, phospho-phosphor-phosphoro-
Prefixes indicating the presence of phosphorus in a compound. See phospho- for specific usage of that prefix
[G. phōs, light; phoros, carrying]

phosph-

, phospho- , phosphor- , phosphoro-
Combining forms indicating the presence of phosphorus in a compound.
[G. phōs, light; phoros, carrying]

phosphoro-

, phosphor- [L. phosphorus, morning star, fr. Gr. phosphoros, light-bearing]
Prefixes meaning phosphorus.
See: phospho-