quantasome definition by Webster's New World
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in the membrane of a chloroplast, any of the highly ordered structures containing many molecules of chlorophyll: quantasomes are thought to be the essential unit of photosynthesis
quantasome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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One of numerous particles located on the inner lamellar surface of a chloroplast and sometimes considered to be the functional unit of photosynthesis.
Origin: quanta + -some3.
quantasome - Science Definition
One of numerous granules located on the inner lamellar surface of a chloroplast and thought to be involved in the light reactions of photosynthesis.