Chloroplasts- Definition, Structure, Functions and Diagram

Chloroplasts- Structure and Functions

Chloroplasts Definition The word chloroplast is derived from the Greek words chloros, which means green, and plastes, which means “the one who forms”. Chloroplasts are a type of membrane-bound plastids that contain a network of membranes embedded into a liquid matrix and harbor the photosynthetic pigment called chlorophyll. It is this pigment that imparts a green color to … Read more Chloroplasts- Definition, Structure, Functions and Diagram