Definition of Chlorophyllous

1. Adjective. Relating to or being or containing chlorophyll.

Exact synonyms: Chlorophyllose
Partainyms: Chlorophyll, Chlorophyll
Derivative terms: Chlorophyll

Definition of Chlorophyllous

1. Adjective. (context: botany) having chlorophyll and, hence, able to engage in photosynthesis ¹

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Definition of Chlorophyllous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorophyllous

chlorophyll a
chlorophyll b
chlorophyll b reductase
chlorophyll c
chlorophyll d
chlorophyll esterase
chlorophyll synthetase
chlorophyll unit
chlorophyllous (current term)
chloroplast DNA

Literary usage of Chlorophyllous

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"In other words, there was no evidence that the chlorophyllous plant itself fixed free nitrogen, or that the fixation takes place within the soil, ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"Prothallus with archegonia, A. Magnified. deal with an ' inherited' character from a primitive chlorophyllous prothallus or with a condition produced ..."

3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"The "seed" is an embryo embedded in a chlorophyllous endosperm surrounded by a layer ... seeds is the chlorophyllous endosperm. Although the embryo is also ..."

4. Guayule (Parthenium Argentatum Gray): A Rubber-Plant of the Chihuahuan Desert by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1911)
"In very minute droplets it is to be found also in the collenchyma and endodermis of the midvein and in nearly all of the non-chlorophyllous cells in the ..."

5. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"... absence of light and chlorophyll, it can hardly be doubted that these processes take place in chlorophyllous plants also by means of chemosynthesis (cf. ..."

6. The Physiology of Stomata by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1908)
"In many plants with non-chlorophyllous areas, the stomata are known to function, ie,to open and shut, and their guard-cells are often provided with ..."

7. The Origin of Plant Structures by Self-adaptation to the Environment by George Henslow (1895)
"This is particularly well seen in grasses, but within this cylinder is a second, of chlorophyllous cells, which are quadrate and short in form. ..."

8. The Rothamsted Memoirs on Agricultural Science by Rothamsted Experimental Station, Joseph Henry Gilbert, John Bennet Lawes (1890)
"Frank considers that the conditions are those of true symbiosis; and that the chlorophyllous tree acquires the carbon, and the fungus the water and the ..."

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