noun \ˈklōr-ə-ˌplast, ˈklr-\

Definition of CHLOROPLAST

: a plastid that contains chlorophyll and is the site of photosynthesis and starch formation
chlo·ro·plas·tic \ˌklōr-ə-ˈplas-tik, ˌklr-\ adjective

Illustration of CHLOROPLAST

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