photophosphorylation

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noun pho·to·phos·phor·y·la·tion \ˈfō-tō-ˌfäs-ˌfȯr-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of photophosphorylation

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

1956

First Known Use of photophosphorylation

1956


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photophosphorylation

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noun pho·to·phos·phor·y·la·tion \ˈfōt-ō-ˌfäs-ˌfȯr-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of photophosphorylation

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


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