Definition of phosphamide in English:

phosphamide

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a large group of compounds containing a phosphorus atom bonded to an oxygen atom and to one or more (often substituted) amine groups.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From phospho- + amide, after French phosphamide. Compare German Phosphamid.

Pronunciation

phosphamide

/ˈfɒsfəmʌɪd/