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chloroplast

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noun chlo·ro·plast \ˈklōr-ə-ˌplast, ˈklȯr-\

Medical Definition of chloroplast

  1. :  a plastid that contains chlorophyll and is the site of photosynthesis and starch formation

  2. chlo·ro·plas·tic \ˌklōr-ə-ˈplas-tik, ˌklȯr-\play adjective



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