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Found 3 items, similar to assimilation.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: assimilation asimilasi, pembauran, pencernaan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: assimilation assimilation n 1: the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family 2: the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another [syn: absorption] 3: the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion [syn: absorption] 4: a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound 5: the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure [syn: acculturation] 6: in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance
English → English (gcide) Definition: assimilation Photosynthesis \Pho`to*syn"the*sis\, n. (Plant Physiol.) The process of constructive metabolism by which carbohydrates are formed from water vapor and the carbon dioxide of the air in the chlorophyll-containing tissues of plants exposed to the action of light. It was formerly called assimilation, but this is now commonly used as in animal physiology. The details of the process are not yet clearly known. Baeyer's theory is that the carbon dioxide is reduced to carbon monoxide, which, uniting with the hydrogen of the water in the cell, produces formaldehyde, the latter forming various sugars through polymerization. Vines suggests that the carbohydrates are secretion products of the chloroplasts, derived from decomposition of previously formed proteids. The food substances are usually quickly translocated, those that accumulate being changed to starch, which appears in the cells almost simultaneously with the sugars. The chloroplasts perform photosynthesis only in light and within a certain range of temperature, varying according to climate. This is the only way in which a plant is able to organize carbohydrates. All plants without a chlorophyll apparatus, as the fungi, must be parasitic or saprophytic. -- Pho`to*syn*thet"ic, a. -- Pho`to*syn*thet"ic*al*ly, adv. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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