granum

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noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm\

Definition of granum

plural

grana

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

Origin and Etymology of granum

New Latin, from Latin, grain — more at corn


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granum

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noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm, ˈgrä-nəm\

Medical Definition of granum

plural

grana

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


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