carbon fixation

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carbon fixation

n
(Botany) the process by which plants assimilate carbon from carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to form metabolically active compounds
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carbon fixation

The process by which carbon from the atmosphere is converted into carbon compounds, such as carbohydrates, in plants and algae, usually by photosynthesis.
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