chlorophyl chlorophyl

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms

Usage(s):

  1. Green and red are the colors of life: green for the chlorophyll in plants, red for the hemoglobin in blood cells of man and animal.
  2. The word is chlorophyll, the substance that makes plant life green.
  3. Scientists have had a hard time explaining photosynthesis, the action of chlorophyll, on which plant, animal and human life depends.
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