OTHER WORDS FROM chloroplastchlo·ro·plas·tic, adjective
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In that case, these outer cells should be equipped with green chloroplasts, the organs used for photosynthesis—after all, this is where the most sunlight falls.Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See - Issue 104: Harmony|Peter Wohlleben|July 21, 2021|Nautilus
These animals can take the green sunlight-trapping energy factories called chloroplasts from algae.A sea slug’s head can crawl around and grow a whole new body|Susan Milius|April 30, 2021|Science News For Students
The plants seemed to have simply ditched their entire chloroplast genome.DNA of Giant ‘Corpse Flower’ Parasite Surprises Biologists|Christie Wilcox|April 21, 2021|Quanta Magazine
What might help Elysia slugs manage such extreme regrowth is their ability to steal the tiny green sunlight-trapping energy factories called chloroplasts from plants, the researchers muse.
The grazing slugs can keep the chloroplasts alive for weeks or months.
In each assimilating cell there is usually a single large chloroplast.
The large chloroplast in each half is composed of six longitudinal plates, united at the axis of the cell.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell