Pyrenoid Definition

pī-rēnoid, pīrə-
A small structure within a chloroplast, as in some algae, functioning as a center for starch production.
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Origin of Pyrenoid

  • New Latin pȳrēna fruit stone pyrene1 –oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From pyrene +"Ž -oid.

    From Wiktionary

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