Phosphorous can refer to: Phosphorous acid; Phosphorous anhydride, see
phosphorus trioxide. See also. Phosphorus, the element. Disambiguation
The health benefits of phosphorous make it an important constituent of any diet.
Phosphorus is an important constituent of human bones, meaning that it would ...
Phosphorous (note the o in the last syllable) is an adjective meaning (1) of,
relating to, or containing phosphorus, and (2) of or relating to phosphor (
Phosphorous definition, containing trivalent phosphorus. See more.
Kidney disease or eating too much phosphorus and not enough calcium can lead
to an excess of phosphorous. However, certain health conditions (such as ...
Phosphorous is also present in smaller amounts in cells and tissues throughout
the body. Phosphorus helps filter out waste in the kidneys and plays an essential
Define phosphorous: of, relating to, or containing phosphorus especially with a
valence lower than in phosphoric compounds.
Adjective. phosphorous. (chemistry) Of or pertaining to phosphorus. ...
Usage notes. Do not confuse phosphorous with phosphorus, which is the
The Chemistry of the Halogens · The Chemistry of the Rare Gases · The
Inorganic Chemistry of Carbon. The Chemistry of Nitrogen and Phosphorous ...
Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, especially with valence 3 or a valence
lower than that of a comparable phosphoric compound. American Heritage® ...