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Phospho Words: “dephosphorize” to “tribophosphoroscope”

Words that include: phospho-, phosph-, phosphoro-, phosphor- (Greek: light, light bringer, shine; morning star; a nonmetallic chemical element that ignites when exposed to air)

To deprive of or to free from phosphorus.
The removal of a phosphate group from a compound.
1. Any salt or ester* formed by the reaction of a metal, alcohol, or other radical with phosphoric acid. *[An ester is an organic, often fragrant, compound formed in a reaction between an acid and an alcohol with the elimination of water.]
2. A soft drink made from carbonated water and flavored syrup.
The presence in the urine of a high concentration of phosphate salts, giving it a cloudy appearance. It is associated with the formation of kidney stones.
A sensation of seeing light caused by pressure or electrical stimulation of the eye.
Any compound of phosphorus with a more electropositive element; for example, a metal.
A colorless inflammable gas with a fishy smell, used as a pesticide.
Any salt or ester of phosphorous acid.
1. When capitalized, the morning star; the planet Venus when appearing before sunrise.
2. A substance that can emit light when irradiated with particles of electromagnetic radiation.
3. Anything that phosphoresces, or emits light without sensible heat.
phosphorate, phosphorated:
To combine or to impregnate with phosphorus.
Of or pertaining to phosphorus; resembling phosphorus.
To continue to emit light without accompanying heat after exposure to and removal of a source of stimulating radiation.
1. The emission of light in darkness by the release of absorbed radiation; also, the light so produced; see bioluminescence.
2. The continued emission of light without heat after exposure to and removal of a source of electromagnetic radiation.
1. Continuing to emit light after the source of stimulating radiation has been removed.
2. Having the property of shining in the dark; luminous without combustion or without sensible heat; self-luminous.
The presence of free phosphorus in perspiration.
Pertaining to or of the nature of a phosphorus; phosphorescent.
Yielding or containing phosphorus.
1. Poisoning caused by long-term exposure to phosphorus.
2. A diseased state of the system caused by phosphorus; chronic phosphorus poisoning.
1. To combine or impregnate with phosphorus.
2. To make phosphorescent; to cause to phosphoresce.
A substance that allows the phenomenon of phosphorescence when it is combined with another substance, as manganese combined with zinc sulfide.
A form of hydrolysis in which a bond in an organic molecule is broken and an inorganic phosphate group becomes attached to one of the atoms previously linked.
1. An apparatus for observing and measuring the duration of phosphorescence in such substances that emit light for a very short period.
2. A scientific toy consisting of an arrangement of glass tubes containing various phosphorescent substances, each of which glows with a different coloured light.
Relating to phosphorus with a valence state lower than that of the phosphorus ion or radical in an analogous phosphoric compound.
In astronomy, the ancient Greek name for the planet Venus when seen as a morning star.
1. Ordinarily, elemental phosphorus occurs as the white form, an exceedingly poisonous. waxy yellowish solid, transparent and colorless if pure and ignites spontaneously in air.
2. A solid, nonmetallic element existing in one form that is yellow, poisonous, flammable, and luminous in the dark and in another form that is red, less poisonous, and less flammable.
3. Phosphorus is used in matches, fertilizers, pesticides, and various other industrial products; and, it is an essential element of the human diet and is the main component of bones and teeth. It is involved in some form in virtually all processes of metabolism.
phosphorusnecrosis, phosphorus necrosis:
In toxicology, ulceration, tissue death, and bone damage in the jaw of an individual who is chronically exposed to yellow (toxic) phosphorus.
A process in which a phosphate group is conbined with an organic molecule. It occurs naturally in cellular metabolism.
phosphuresis, phosphuretic, phosphuria:
The urinary excretion of phosphorus (phosphates).
1. A phosphate containing an excess of phosphoric acid; an acid phosphate.
2. Full superphosphate of lime: an impure superphosphate of lime prepared by treating bones, coprolites, etc. with sulphuric acid, and used as a manure.
tribophosphorescence, tribophosphorescent:
To produce light by friction or light that has been produced with friction.
An instrument for examining triboluminescence [glow or emission of light that results from friction or mechanical pressure].