name: organic phosphonate catabolic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of phosphonates, any organic compound containing one or more C-PO(OH)2 or C-PO(OR)2 (with R=alkyl, aryl) groups. Catabolism of phosphonic acid itself, an inorganic compound without the biochemically relevant C-P bond, is not included." [GOC:js]
synonym: "organophosphonate catabolic process" RELATED 
synonym: "phosphonate breakdown" EXACT 
synonym: "phosphonate catabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "phosphonate degradation" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0019634 ! organic phosphonate metabolic process
is_a: GO:0046434 ! organophosphate catabolic process
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