chlo·ro·plast (klôrə-plăst′) also chlo·ro·plas·tid (klôr′ə-plăstĭd)
A plastid that contains chlorophyll and is found in the cells of green plants and algae.
chlo′ro·plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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