Thylakoid Definition

thīlə-koid
noun
A disk-shaped, membranous sac containing chlorophyll, in which the light reaction of photosynthesis occurs, found in blue-green algae and in the chloroplasts of green plants.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Thylakoid

Noun

Singular:
thylakoid
Plural:
thylakoids

Origin of Thylakoid

  • Greek thūlakos sack –oid

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

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