photosynthesis

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United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-) Calvin , Melvin Calvin
heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis carbon dioxide , carbonic acid gas , CO2
plant green pigment using sunlight for photosynthesis chlorophyll
green plant pigment involved in photosynthesis chlorophyll
green plant pigment responsible for photosynthesis chlorophyll
plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments; in plants that carry out photosynthesis chloroplast
main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants foliage , leaf , leafage
parasitic plant that contains some chlorophyll and therefore is capable of photosynthesis hemiparasite , semiparasite
organism that produces its own food by photosynthesis holophyte
first stage of photosynthesis during which energy from light is used for the production of ATP light reaction
organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis moneran , moneron
flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics zooflagellate , zoomastigote
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