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phospho-

1.
a combining form representing phosphorus, in compound words:
phosphoprotein.
Also, especially before a vowel, phosph-.
Compare phosphoro-.
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British Dictionary definitions for phospho

phospho-

combining form
1.
containing phosphorus phosphocreatine
Word Origin
from French, from phosphorephosphorus
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phospho in Medicine

phospho- or phosph-
pref.

  1. Phosphorus: phosphide.

  2. Phosphate: phospholipid.

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