HyperDic: light_reaction

English > 1 sense of the expression light reaction:
NOUNprocesslight reactionthe first stage / stage of photosynthesis during which energy from light is used for the production of ATP
English > light reaction: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe first stage / stage of photosynthesis during which energy from light is used for the production of ATP.
Part ofphotosynthesissynthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)
Broaderphotochemical reactionA chemical reaction produced by the action of light

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