"photorespiration" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: Wikipedia photorespiration [canonical]
  1. the light-dependent release of carbon dioxide and uptake of oxygen in photosynthetic organisms; an unavoidable side reaction of photosynthesis Wikipedia link: photorespiration Tags: uncountable Topics: biology, natural-sciences Categories: Biology Related terms: photorespire, RuBisCO Translations (release of CO2 due to light): fotorespiratie [feminine] (Dutch)

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