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quantasome

[ kwahn-tuh-sohm ]
/ ˈkwɑn təˌsoʊm /
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noun Cell Biology.
any of numerous particles in a chloroplast, part of the thylakoid and functioning in photosynthesis.
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Scientific definitions for quantasome

quantasome
[ kwŏntə-sōm′ ]

One of numerous granules located on the inner lamellar surface of a chloroplast and thought to be involved in the light reactions of photosynthesis.
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