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Noun1.chlorophyl - any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organismschlorophyl - any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
chlorophyll a - a blue-black plant pigment having a blue-green alcohol solution; found in all higher plants
chlorophyll b - a dark-green plant pigment having a brilliant green alcohol solution; generally characteristic of higher plants
chlorofucin, chlorophyll c - the chlorophyll present in brown algae, diatoms, and flagellates
chlorophyll d - the chlorophyll found (together with chlorophyll a) in red algae
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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Limited Tenders are invited for Icar-Nbpgr Limited Teder For Purchase Of Portable Chlorophyl Fluoroscence Meter
Land cover classification in Ukrainian carpathians using the MERIS Terrestrial Chlorophyl Index and red edge position from Envisat MERIS data, in Proceedings of the ISPRS midterm symposium 2006 on Remote sensing: from pixels to processes, Enschede, the Netherlands [CD Rom].
It is biologically unique in that it has no leaves; it photosynthesizes from the chlorophyl in its roots.