Translation of phosphorus in Spanish:

phosphorus

fósforo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɑsf(ə)rəs//ˈfɒsf(ə)rəs/

noun

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    fósforo masculine
    • Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur and boron have been found to be important in Zambia.
    • Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc are the major minerals that make up bones.
    • When the mix is placed in soil and watered, it starts a chemical reaction that frees phosphorus that plants can use.
    • The three major nutrients in river water are carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus.
    • The main pollutants were found to contain nitrogen, phosphorus, oil and copper.