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granum

noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm\
plural gra·na \-nə\

Definition of GRANUM

:  one of the lamellar stacks of chlorophyll-containing thylakoids found in plant chloroplasts

Origin of GRANUM

New Latin, from Latin, grain — more at corn
First Known Use: 1894

Rhymes with GRANUM

granum

noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm, ˈgrä-nəm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gra·na \-nə\

Medical Definition of GRANUM

:  one of the lamellar stacks of chlorophyll-containing material in plant chloroplasts

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