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pH a symbol for a measure of the degree of alkalinity or acidity of a solution, determined by the concentration or activity of hydrogen ions therein (often fol. by a number, with seven indicating neutrality, zero to six indicating acidity, and eight to fourteen indicating alkalinity).
Phaėthon in Greek mythology, son of the sun god, Helios, who tried to drive his father's sun-chariot from east to west but flew too close to earth, started a conflagration, and was killed by Zeus.
phaeton an open, lightweight, four-wheeled carriage drawn by horses. [3 definitions]
-phage something that eats or destroys (used in naming phagocytes).
phago- eating.
phagocyte a cell, esp. a leukocyte, that surrounds and ingests foreign particles, microorganisms, and other cells in the blood and tissues.
-phagous eating, feeding on, or destroying (something specified).
-phagy the eating of (such) a substance.
phalanger any of various small, herbivorous, tree-dwelling marsupials of Australia that have foxlike ears, dense woolly fur, and a long bushy tail.
phalanx a body of infantry soldiers in ancient Greece, kept in close formation for protection. [3 definitions]
phalarope any of several small wading birds that have lobed toes for swimming.
phallic of, concerning, or similar to the phallus.
phallicism veneration of the phallus as a symbol of male creative power.
phallus an image or likeness of the male sex organ, esp. as a symbol of sexual power or the generative power in nature. [2 definitions]
phantasm a ghost or phantom; specter. [3 definitions]
phantasmagoria a quickly changing series of illusory or fantastic images, as experienced in dreams. [2 definitions]
phantasy variant of fantasy.
phantom an unreal or illusory figure, such as a ghost or specter; apparition. [4 definitions]
pharaoh a king of ancient Egypt, or (cap.) the title of any one of these kings.
pharisaic (cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Pharisees. [3 definitions]
pharisaism (cap.) the beliefs, doctrines, and practices of the Pharisees. [2 definitions]