oxygenic

adjective
ox·​y·​gen·​ic | \ ˌäk-si-ˈje-nik How to pronounce oxygenic (audio) \

Definition of oxygenic

1 : of or relating to oxygen
2 : generating or producing oxygen oxygenic photosynthesis

First Known Use of oxygenic

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Oxygenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxygenic. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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