Definition of Nonphotosynthetic

1. Adjective. Not photosynthetic.

Partainyms: Photosynthesis
Antonyms: Photosynthetic



Definition of Nonphotosynthetic

1. Adjective. (context: of a process) That does not involve photosynthesis ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a plant etc) That does not photosynthesize ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonphotosynthetic

nonphotic
nonphoto
nonphotobiotic
nonphotochemical
nonphotochromic
nonphotographer
nonphotographers
nonphotographic
nonphotolithographic
nonphotolyzed
nonphotonic
nonphotoreactive
nonphotorealistic
nonphotorefractive
nonphotosensitive
nonphotosynthetic (current term)
nonphotovoltaic
nonphrasal
nonphreatic
nonphylogenetic
nonphysical
nonphysically
nonphysician
nonphysicians
nonphysicist
nonphysicists
nonphysics
nonphysiological
nonphytotoxic
nonpianist

Literary usage of Nonphotosynthetic

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1. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... (Fd) differentially expressed in photo- synthetic and nonphotosynthetic organs. ... of the nonphotosynthetic type, was expressed in Escherichia coli, ..."

2. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"In nuclear extracts from nonphotosynthetic roots and red fruit, the only detectable DNase I protection corresponds to a G-box binding activity. ..."

3. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"A small fraction of the transformants (1.1% for atpB; 4.3% for rbcL) were nonphotosynthetic and homoplasmic for the disrupted gene at the time they were ..."

4. Understanding Marine Biodiversity: A Research Agenda for the Nation by National Research Council (1995)
"Species of marine nonphotosynthetic microbes—bacterial taxa now known as Eubacteria and Archaea—are now being discovered at a rapid rate thanks to new ..."

5. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"When the Mu transposon system is in an active phase, hcf 106 conditions a nonphotosynthetic, pale green phenotype. However, when the Mu system is inactive ..."

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