noun Biochemistry.
a compound formed by photosynthesis.

1910–15; photosynth(esis) + -ate2 Unabridged
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photosynthate (ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnˌθeɪt)
any substance synthesized in photosynthesis, esp a sugar

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photosynthate pho·to·syn·thate (fō'tō-sĭn'thāt)
A chemical product of photosynthesis.

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Identify new transport photosynthate transport protein.
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