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photosynthesis

noun [U] uk   /ˌfəʊ.təʊˈsɪn.θə.sɪs/  us   /ˌfoʊ.t̬oʊ-/
the process by which a plant uses the energy from the light of the sun to produce its own food
photosynthesize
verb [I or T] (UK usually photosynthesise) uk   us   /-saɪz/
Translations of “photosynthesis”
in Vietnamese quang hợp…
in Spanish Fotosíntesis…
in Thai การสังเคราะห์แสง…
in Malaysian fotosintesis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光合作用…
in Indonesian fotosintesis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光合作用…
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