photophosphorylation

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

Definition of photophosphorylation

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

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1956

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photophosphorylation

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

medical Definition of photophosphorylation

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

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