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a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -phore: gonophorous.
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How to use -phorous in a sentence
Phosphoresc′ent, shining in the dark like phosphorus; Phosphor′ic, Phos′phorous, pertaining to or obtained from phosphorus.
Hypophosphor′ic, Hypophos′phorous, containing less oxygen than phosphorous acid contains.