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chlo·ro·plast(klôr′ə-plăst′) also chlo·ro·plas·tid (klôr′ə-plăs′tĭd)
A plastid that contains chlorophyll and is found in the cells of green plants and algae.
chlo′ro·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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(Botany) a plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments, occurring in plants and algae that carry out photosynthesis
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chlo•ro•plast(ˈklɔr əˌplæst, ˈkloʊr-)
a plastid containing chlorophyll.
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A structure inside a cell that contains chlorophyll.
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|Noun||1.||chloroplast - plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments; in plants that carry out photosynthesis|
plastid - any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein
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