[ US /ˈkɫɔɹəfɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /klˌɔːɹə‍ʊfˈɪl/ ]
  1. any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
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How To Use chlorophyll In A Sentence

  • Chlorophyll is only one of several pigments found in plants, but it is by far the most important.
  • Unlike more advanced plants, fungi lack chlorophyll and so can only grow as saprophytes (from dead plants or animals); or as parasites (on living plants); or in a mycorrhizal relationship (symbiosis between fungi and the roots of trees).
  • Chloro" means green, therefore a chloroplast is a green plastid that stores chlorophyll Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • The green colouring comes from chlorophyll, the same pigment that is found in foliage.
  • For characterization of the damage process, the plant material was analysed for total chlorophyll and for the enzyme activity of deoxyribonuclease in three replicates as described previously.
  • It is a fundamental metabolic pathway needed for biosynthesis of cytochromes, chlorophylls, phycobilins, and the corrin nucleus of vitamin B 12.
  • In the epidermis of the apophysis functional stomata, similar to those of the higher plants, are present and, since cells containing chlorophyll are present below the superficial layers of the apophysis and capsule, the sporogonium is capable of independent assimilation. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
  • We measured the chlorophyll fluorescence lifetimes of barley leaves preheated to selected temperatures corresponding to important points in the FTC.
  • When the potato is green, chlorophyll and solanine levels dramatically increase.
  • Chlorophyll contents, as well as concentrations of the carboxylation enzymes Rubisco and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, are lower in aquatic compared with terrestrial leaves of amphibious plants.
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