<chemistry> Producing, or produced by, the action of light; formerly used specifically to designate a gas now called carbonyl chloride. See Carbonyl.

Origin: Gr. Light + the root of to be born: cf. F. Phosgene.

(01 Mar 1998)

Phoroptor, phorozoon, phos-, phosducin < Prev | Next > phosgenite, phosmet, phosph-

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