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photosynthesize

(fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. photosynthe·sized, photosynthe·sizing, photosynthe·sizes
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.
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rubrum as a model to understand how it rewires its cellular machinery to support foreign organelles, allowing it to photosynthesize without any genetic ability to do so.
These viruses have genes for proteins used in photosynthesis, even though a virus doesn't even have its own cell much less a way to photosynthesize.
Mulch forms a barrier between the soil and the sun, depriving any new germinating weeds of the sunlight they need to photosynthesize.
Blue jellyfish harbor algae that photosynthesize inside them, converting light into energy that the jellyfish use to survive.
The small amount of growth exhibited by evergreens during their quiescent period may be suppressed by radical pruning which, in removing most of the plant's leaves, eliminates the plant's ability to photosynthesize and manufacture sugar, its source of energy and nutrition.
Carbon Dioxide Sequestration - To photosynthesize and release oxygen, trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
International Energy Uses Proprietary Algae That Photosynthesize Carbon Dioxide and Water to Make Biofuels, Which Can Be Refined to Make Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel Using Currently Available Technology
Green roots photosynthesize so clear glass helps them to grow.
Scientists have established that low iron concentrations in ocean water limit phytoplankton growth, since phytoplankton use iron to photosynthesize and grow.
I'm starting to photosynthesize," said a woman who was feeling a bit warmish in Saturday's mid-60s temperatures.
A good early wash followed by sunny weather helps leaves absorb sunlight and photosynthesize.
You will not photosynthesize - but you can help trees and other green plants do it.