CARBON DIOXIDE

n. a colorless, odorless, non-combustible gas produced in the cycle of respiration as well as in the combustion and decomposition of organic material. Increased concentration of this gas in the atmosphere contributes to global warming. (Formula: CO2)

CARBON DIOXIDE: "Plants utilize carbon dioxide in the process of food manufacture called photosynthesis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARBON DIOXIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carbon-dioxide/ (accessed January 18, 2020).
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