Translation of "photosynthesis" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ˌfoutouˈsinθəsis/

(biology) the process by which green plants and some other organisms use energy from sunlight to synthesize nutrients from carbon dioxide and water, and generate excess oxygen as a by-product

The primary reaction in photosynthesis depends on light.
photosynthesize verb ( also photosynthesise (British))

Carbon dioxide is photosynthesized into oxygen and sugar glucose.

(Translation of “photosynthesis” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)