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Chloroplast

Definition(s)

Large cellular organelle that contains chlorophyll, consists of a complex lammelar system of membranes, and functions as the site of photosynthesis in green algae and green plant cells.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 20, 2014