phosphorus

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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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Patients require appropriate, consistent, and sufficient education and reinforcement to adhere to phosphorus restriction in the renal diet.
This study concluded that more must be done for renal patients to adhere to phosphorus restriction in the diet.
Dietary phosphorus restriction and use of phosphate binders are essential in controlling serum phosphorus levels.
Some EU countries already have phosphorus restrictions in place, particularly for laundry detergents.
Phosphorus restrictions on farm L2 were driven primarily by high soil P levels and an apparent farm scale P surplus.