(klor´o-plast) the photosynthetic unit of a plant cell, containing all the chlorophyll.
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• (n.) A plastid containing chlorophyll, developed only in cells exposed to the light. Chloroplasts are minute flattened granules, usually occurring in great numbers in the cytoplasm near the cell wall, and consist of a colorless ground substance saturated with chlorophyll pigments. Under light...
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structure within a green plant cell in which photosynthesis occurs. One of three types of round, oval, or disk-shaped bodies known as plastids, ... [10 related articles]
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Chloroplasts (s) are organelles found in plant cells and other eukaryotic organisms that conduct photosynthesis. Chloroplasts capture light energy, store it in the energy storage molecules ATP and NADPH and use it in the process called photosynthesis to make organic molecules and free oxygen from c...
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Organelle in a cell that contains chlorophyll and produces organic energy through photosynthesis.
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Chloroplast. Anticlockwise from top left: Plant cell containing chloroplasts (green); diagram of chloroplast; micrograph of chloroplast. Credit and © Pearson Education, Inc. An organelle found within the cells of green plants and eukaryotic algae which contains the membranes, photosynthetic...
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chloroplast (klōr'uplăst", klôr'–) , a complex, discrete green structure, or organelle, contained in the cytoplasm of plant cells. Chloroplasts are reponsible for the green color of almost all plants and are lacking only in plants that do not make their own food, ...
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Click images to enlargeStructure (organelle) within a plant cell containing the green pigment chlorophyll. Chloroplasts occur in most cells of green plants that are exposed to light, often in large numbers. Typically, they are shaped like a flattened disc, with a double membrane enclosing the...
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Gk: chloros=green; plastos=shaped)a small organelle (plastid), containing chlorophyll, found in plant cells undergoing photosynthesis.
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an organelle present in plant cells that contains chlorophyll.
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1) Chlorophyll is stored here. 2) Only in plant cells, this organelle converts sunlight into energy for the cell 3) Plastid
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