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 Dictionary entry overview: What does photosynthesis mean? 

  The noun PHOTOSYNTHESIS has 1 sense:

1. synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)

  Familiarity information: PHOTOSYNTHESIS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("photosynthesis" is a kind of...):

chemical action; chemical change; chemical process ((chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved)

Meronyms (parts of "photosynthesis"):

light reaction (the first stage of photosynthesis during which energy from light is used for the production of ATP)

Domain category:

flora; plant; plant life (a living organism lacking the power of locomotion)

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