What is another word for chloroplast?

287 synonyms found


[ klˈɔːɹə͡ʊplˌast], [ klˈɔːɹə‍ʊplˌast], [ k_l_ˈɔː_ɹ_əʊ_p_l_ˌa_s_t]

Chloroplast is a specific term that refers to a plant cell organelle which is responsible for photosynthesis. However, there are several other terms or synonyms that can be used to describe the same organelle. For instance, chloroplasts can also be referred to as plastids, since they are a type of organelle that contains pigments necessary for energy production. In addition, these organelles can be called chlorophyll bodies, since they are the primary location for the production of chlorophyll, which is essential for photosynthesis. Other synonyms for chloroplasts may include chromoplasts, elaioplasts, and leucoplasts depending on the specific type and function of the organelle.

Synonyms for Chloroplast:

What are the hypernyms for Chloroplast?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    cell organelles, photosynthetic organelles, plant cell organelles.

What are the hyponyms for Chloroplast?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for chloroplast (as nouns)

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