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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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