bacteriochlorophyll

noun
bac·te·ri·o·chlo·ro·phyll | \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklȯr-ə-ˌfil, -fəl\

Definition of bacteriochlorophyll 

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

First Known Use of bacteriochlorophyll

1937, in the meaning defined above

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bacteriochlorophyll

noun
bac·te·ri·o·chlo·ro·phyll | \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklōr-ə-ˌfil, -ˈklȯr-, -fəl \

Medical Definition of bacteriochlorophyll 

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

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