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See also: Phosphine
- Homophone: phosphene
- (inorganic chemistry, uncountable) a toxic gas; hydride of phosphorus, PH3
- (organic chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H)
- (dyeing) chrysaniline, often in the form of a salt
- Any specific substituted phosphine is named as a phosphane, e.g. methylphosphane.
Terms derived from phosphine