What Does Photosynthesis Produce?


Photosynthesis usually produces glucose and releases oxygen as a waste product. It does this by absorbing sunlight, combining the light with carbon-dioxide and water to create sugar and oxygen. Photosynthesis comes from the Greek word 'photo' which means 'light,' and 'synthesis', which means 'putting together'.
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sugar and oxygen
Photosynthesis is defined as, "the synthesis of complex organic materials, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide, water, and inorganic salts, using sunlight as the source
The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide usingenergy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical
oxygen and possibly nitrogen.
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Photosynthesis produces sugar and oxygen.
Plants use the sugar for energy and the oxygen, which is released into the surrounding atmosphere, is crucial to the survival of animals, including humans.
Photosynthesis is the means by which plants, algae and many bacteria produce food with the help of sunlight. They also produces oxygen and sugar.
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