Definition of Hypophosphorous

1. a. Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphorous acid.



Definition of Hypophosphorous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to hypophosphorous acid or its derivatives ¹

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Medical Definition of Hypophosphorous

1. Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphorous acid. Hypophosphorous acid, an acid, H3PO2, whose salts are produced by the action of barium hygrate on phosphorus. It may be obtained from its water solution, by exaporation and freezing, as a white crystalline substance. It is a powerful reducing agent. Origin: Pref. Hypo- + phosphorous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophosphorous

hypophosphataemias
hypophosphataemic
hypophosphatasaemia
hypophosphatasia
hypophosphatasias
hypophosphatasic
hypophosphate
hypophosphatemia
hypophosphatemias
hypophosphatemic
hypophosphates
hypophosphaturia
hypophosphite
hypophosphoric
hypophosphoric acid
hypophosphorous (current term)
hypophosphorous acid
hypophosphorylated
hypophosphorylation
hypophrasia
hypophyllous
hypophyseal
hypophyseal cachexia
hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
hypophysectomise
hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy

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