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accessory pigment

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pigment, such as a carotenoid, that absorbs light energy and transfers it to chlorophyll A.

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  • noun botany Any non-chlorophyll pigment present in a chloroplast that helps to absorb light but send all the energy to a chlorophyll.

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