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photosynthesis vs. cellular respiration

[ foh-tuh-sin-thuh-sis ]
  1. the complex process by which carbon dioxide, water, and certain inorganic salts are converted into carbohydrates by green plants, algae, and certain bacteria, using energy from the sun and chlorophyll.
[ sel-yuh-ler res-puh-rey-shuhn ]
  1. the oxidation of organic compounds that occurs within cells, producing energy for cellular processes.

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