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phosphoryl Line breaks: phos|phoryl
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒsfərʌɪl/

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Definition of phosphoryl in English:


[as modifier]
1 Chemistry Denoting the trivalent group ≡PO.
1.1 Biochemistry Denoting the monovalent phosphate group —PO(OH)2.


Late 19th century: from phosphorus + -yl.

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