BACK TO photosynthesis
photosynthesis vs. cellular respiration
[ foh-tuh-sin-thuh-sis ]
- 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 ]
- the oxidation of organic compounds that occurs within cells, producing energy for cellular processes.