photophosphorylation


pho·to·phos·phor·y·la·tion

noun \ˈfō-tō-ˌfäs-ˌfr-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of PHOTOPHOSPHORYLATION

:  the synthesis of ATP from ADP and phosphate that occurs in a plant using radiant energy absorbed during photosynthesis

First Known Use of PHOTOPHOSPHORYLATION

1956

pho·to·phos·phor·y·la·tion

noun \ˈfōt-ō-ˌfäs-ˌfr-ə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOPHOSPHORYLATION

: the synthesis of ATP from ADP and phosphate that occurs in a plant using radiant energy absorbed during photosynthesis

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