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Photosynthesis
process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugars and starches
Chlorophyll
any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms
Stomata
the small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move
Photosynthesis Equation
6CO2 + 6H2O -> C6H12O6 + 6O2
Respiration (cellular respiration)
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Respiration equation
C6H12O6 + 6O2 --→ 6CO2 + 6H20 + Energy
Stage one of Respiration
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Fermentation
a chemical phenomenon in which an organic molecule splits into simpler substances
Alcoholic Fermentation
the anaerobic process by which yeasts and other microorganisms break down sugars to form carbon dioxide and ethanol
Lactic-Acid Fermentation
the chemical breakdown of carbohydrates that produces lactic acid as the main end product