Photosynthate



[foh-tuh-sin-theyt] /ˌfoʊ təˈsɪn θeɪt/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a compound formed by .
/ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnˌθeɪt/
noun
1.
any substance synthesized in photosynthesis, esp a sugar

photosynthate pho·to·syn·thate (fō’tō-sĭn’thāt)
n.
A chemical product of photosynthesis.

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