bacteriochlorophyll

noun
bac·​te·​ri·​o·​chlo·​ro·​phyll | \ bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklȯr-ə-ˌfil How to pronounce bacteriochlorophyll (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacteriochlorophyll. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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bacteriochlorophyll

noun
bac·​te·​ri·​o·​chlo·​ro·​phyll | \ bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈklōr-ə-ˌfil, -ˈklȯr-, -fəl How to pronounce bacteriochlorophyll (audio) \

Medical Definition of bacteriochlorophyll

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

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