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chloroplast

chlo·ro·plast

chloroplast

 
pronunciation:
klo r plaest
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small oval green bit of protoplasm that contains chlorophyll and is the location of photosynthesis.
derivation: chloroplastic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word chloroplast contains the following parts:
chlor, chloro Greek root that means light green; containing chlorine
synonyms:
verd