Phosphorous can refer to: Phosphorous acid; Phosphorous anhydride, see
phosphorus trioxide. See also. Phosphorus, the element. Disambiguation
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 (
The health benefits of phosphorous include bone formation, digestion, excretion,
protein formation, hormone balance, energy extraction, cell repair, chemical ...
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 definition, containing trivalent phosphorus. See more.
The Chemistry of the Halogens · The Chemistry of the Rare Gases · The
Inorganic Chemistry of Carbon. The Chemistry of Nitrogen and Phosphorous ...
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
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
Controlling phosphorous discharged from municipal and industrial wastewater
treatment plants is a key factor in preventing eutrophication of surface waters.