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bacteriochlorophyll

[bak-teer-ee-oh-klawr-uh-fil, -klohr-] /bækˌtɪər i oʊˈklɔr ə fɪl, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a pale blue-gray form of chlorophyll that is unique to the photosynthetic but anaerobic purple bacteria.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; bacterio- + chlorophyll
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