photorespiration definition

  • noun:
    • Oxidation of carbs in flowers aided by the release of carbon dioxide during photosynthesis.
    • the light-dependent launch of co2 and uptake of air in photosynthetic organisms; an unavoidable part result of photosynthesis

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