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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A plastid in the cells of certain plants and algae containing the green coloring matter of leaves and plants

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  • (A chloroplast is an organelle that is present in plant cells but not in animal cells).
  • ATP synthase is found in chloroplast and mitochondrial membranes and in the cytoplasmic membrane of bacteria.
  • "Chloro" means green, therefore a chloroplast is a green plastid that stores chlorophyll
  • This cell has an organelle (s) called a chloroplast that gives photosynthetic cells their characteristic green color. for more
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