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Phosphorus

Introduction: Phosphorus

Description of Phosphorus

Phosphorus: nonmetallic, allotropic element with atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31; an essential element in the diet, a major component of the mineral phase of bone, and abundant in all tissues; involved in some form in almost all metabolic processes.
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Phosphorus: An element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element in the diet, a major component of the mineral phase of bone, and is abundant in all tissues, being involved in some form in almost all metabolic processes. (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Phosphorus: Related Topics

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Phosphorus: Treatments

Phosphorus (treatment): Type of Mineral supplements.

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Phosphorus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Phosphorus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Phosphorus may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Phosphorus

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