chlorophyllide

noun
chlo·​ro·​phyl·​lide
plural -s

Definition of chlorophyllide

: any of the pigments obtained from chlorophyll by removal of the phytyl radical

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History and Etymology for chlorophyllide

International Scientific Vocabulary chlorophyll + -ide; originally formed as German chlorophyllid

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“Chlorophyllide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorophyllide. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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