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photosynthesis
American English: /ˌfoʊdoʊˈsɪnθəsəs/
British English: /ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)ˈsɪnθɪsɪs/

Translation of photosynthesis in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Stomata are involved in two of the most important plant processes, photosynthesis and transpiration.
    • To avoid the production of oxygen via photosynthesis, plants were kept in the dark.
    • It is created, as we have seen, during photosynthesis, when organisms strip oxygen from water molecules.

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