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gra·num

 (grā′nəm)
n. pl. gra·na (-nə)
A membranous structure within a chloroplast made up of stacks of thylakoids.

[Latin grānum, seed; see grain.]
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granum

(ˈɡrænəm)
n
(Botany) botany any of the membrane layers in a chloroplast
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gra•num

(ˈgreɪ nəm)

n., pl. -na (-nə).
1. (in prescriptions) a grain.
2. one of the structural units of a chloroplast in vascular plants, consisting of layers of thylakoids.
[1890–1900; < Latin]
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