Definition of photosynthesize in English:
(Of a plant) synthesize sugars or other substances by means of photosynthesis.
- In the Kearneysville orchards last summer, kaolin-coated trees photosynthesized up to 30 percent faster than uncoated trees, says Glenn.
- There is evidence that the stems of different Cuscuta species photosynthesize to varying degrees, and that the plastid genome is becoming reorganized.
- The weeds photosynthesise by releasing oxygen into the water during the day and taking it back in at night.
Words that rhyme with photosynthesizesynthesize
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