ALL meanings of accessory pigment

ac·ces·so·ry pig·ment
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  • noun accessory pigment any pigment in plants that can absorb light energy and pass the electrons along to the primary pigment which starts the process of photosynthesis. 1
  • noun accessory pigment (botany) Any non-chlorophyll pigment present in a chloroplast that helps to absorb light but send all the energy to a chlorophyll. 0
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