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phosphide

[fos-fahyd, -fid] /ˈfɒs faɪd, -fɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a binary compound of phosphorus with a basic element or group.
Origin of phosphide
1840-1850
1840-50; phosph- + -ide
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phosphide

/ˈfɒsfaɪd/
noun
1.
any compound of phosphorus with another element, esp a more electropositive element
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phosphide in Medicine

phosphide phos·phide (fŏs'fīd') or phos·phid (-fĭd)
n.
A compound of phosphorus and a more electropositive element or radical.

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