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|English term or phrase: Photosynthesis in animals|
|I know of photosynthesis in plants but in animals? Well, that has be absolutely stumped. Any expert there who could explain plz? |
|a tendency of an organism to grow toward or away from a source of light|
this is gonna be a long explanation... hope it helps.
Phototropism = [growth toward the light]: the tendency of the organism to grow toward or away from a source of light.
Photoreaction= this one I can't find the exact meaning for the word but i found "photosensitivity" which is relevant to what you just asked. It means a person who's very sensitive to the sun and can get sunburnt severely very easily. (www.elibrary.com)
Chloro = green
synthesis = [formation of chemical compound] :the process of forming a complex compound through a series of one or more chemical reactions involving simpler substances.
Pigmentation= 1)[natural color] the natural color of plants and animals.
2) [discoloration]: abnormal coloring in plant or animal tissue that occur as a result of disease.
hope it helps somewhat :)
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