[fos-fahyt] /ˈfɒs faɪt/
(loosely) a salt of phosphorous acid.
any salt or ester of phosphorous acid
phosphite phos·phite (fŏs’fīt’)
A salt or ester of phosphorous acid.
1. a combining form representing phosphorus, in compound words: phosphoprotein. combining form 1. containing phosphorus: phosphocreatine phospho- or phosph- pref.
phosphoamidase phos·pho·am·i·dase (fŏs’fō-ām’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of phosphorus-nitrogen bonds, especially the hydrolysis of phosphocreatine to creatine and phosphoric acid.
phosphoamide phos·pho·am·ide (fŏs’fō-ām’īd’) n. Any of the various amides of phosphoric acid and their salts or esters.
phosphocholine phos·pho·cho·line (fŏs’fō-kō’lēn’) n. An intermediate in the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine in tissues.