[ kwahn-tuh-sohm ]
/ ˈkwɑn təˌsoʊm /

noun Cell Biology.

any of numerous particles in a chloroplast, part of the thylakoid and functioning in photosynthesis.
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Science definitions for quantasomes


[ 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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