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Electromagnetic spectrum

Definition noun The spectrum of all types of electromagnetic radiation Supplement The electromagnetic spectrum includes... Read More

Electromagnetic radiation

Definition noun The radiation that consists of associated, interacting electric and magnetic field waves traveling at the... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Visible light

Definition noun The electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths between 400 nm and 750 nm and can produce a visual... Read More

Microwave

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation that is generally characterized by wavelengths ranging from one meter to... Read More

X-ray

Definition noun, plural: X-rays (1) A ray characterized generally by its wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nm, and... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Light energy

Definition noun A form of energy consisting of particle-like photons with wavelike properties, and in which affects the... Read More

Sunlight

Definition noun The electromagnetic radiation of the sun that reaches the earth, particularly infrared, visible light, and... Read More

Chloroplast

Chloroplast Definition What is chloroplast? In biology, a chloroplast refers to the organelle found within the cell of... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Absorption Spectrum

The spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Chlorophyll a

Definition noun A type of chlorophyll that is most common and predominant in all oxygen-evolving photosynthetic organisms... Read More

Chlorophyll d

Definition noun A type of chlorophyll found in marine red algae and cyanobacteria, and absorbs the infrared light of the... Read More

P680

Definition noun The reaction center chlorophyll (or the primary electron donor) of photosystem II that is most reactive and... Read More