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Synonyms for phosphorus

a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells

a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky

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4 ratio Dietary electrolyte 129 133 139 141 balance (mEq/kg) DE, calcium:phosphorus ratio and dietary electrolyte balance [Na.
Adverse effects of wide calcium:phosphorus ratios on supplemental phytase efficacy for weanling pigs fed two dietary phosphorus levels.
Different brands of bone meal supplements contain different amounts of calcium and phosphorus, but the calcium:phosphorus ratio is always the same: 2:1.
Influence of variations in dietary calcium:phosphorus ratio on performance and blood constituents of calves.
Effects of dietary calcium:phosphorus ratios on apparent absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the small intestine, cecum, and colon of pigs.
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