non-photosynthetic

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photosynthesis pho·to·syn·the·sis (fō'tō-sĭn'thĭ-sĭs)
n.
The process in green plants and certain other organisms by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source.


pho'to·syn·thet'ic (-sĭn-thět'ĭk) adj.
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