[ foh-tuh-fos-fer-uh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˌfɒs fər əˈleɪ ʃən /
phosphorylation that utilizes light as a source of energy, as in the formation of ATP from ADP and phosphorus during photosynthesis.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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