How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"phospho" is from "phoros" (carrying) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "phosphorus" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|When phospholipids are suspended in water they can form a variety of structures.|
|Therefore, phosphorescence is temperature-dependent.|