chlorophyllian love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to chlorophyl; containing chlorophyl: as, “chlorophyllian cells,”

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Examples

  • As we see it to-day, at the point to which it was brought by a scission of the mutually complementary tendencies which it contained within itself, life is entirely dependent on the chlorophyllian function of the plant.

    Evolution créatrice. English

  • The evolution of life really continues, as we have shown, an initial impulsion: this impulsion, which has determined the development of the chlorophyllian function in the plant and of the sensori-motor system in the animal, brings life to more and more efficient acts by the fabrication and use of more and more powerful explosives.

    Evolution créatrice. English

  • Chiefly by the chlorophyllian function, a chemicism _sui generis_ of which we do not possess the key, and which is probably unlike that of our laboratories.

    Evolution créatrice. English

  • If he could set up the chlorophyllian process in his chemical reactions among inorganic compounds, the secret of life would be in his hands.

    The Breath of Life

  • The fungi do not possess this wonderful chlorophyllian power, and hence cannot use the sunbeam to snatch their carbon from the air; they must get it from decomposed vegetable matter; they feed, as the animals do, upon elements that have gone through the cycle of vegetable life.

    The Breath of Life

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