bacteriochlorophyll


bac·te·ri·o·chlo·ro·phyll

noun \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklr-ə-ˌfil, -fəl\

Definition of BACTERIOCHLOROPHYLL

:  a pyrrole derivative in photosynthetic bacteria related to the chlorophyll of higher plants

First Known Use of BACTERIOCHLOROPHYLL

1938

bac·te·ri·o·chlo·ro·phyll

noun \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklōr-ə-ˌfil, -ˈklr-, -fəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BACTERIOCHLOROPHYLL

: a pyrrole derivative in photosynthetic bacteria related to the chlorophyll of higher plants

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