What does thylakoid mean in Biology?

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it is a membrane-bound compartment inside chloroplast and cyanobacteria.

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What does thylakoid mean?

thy•la•koid(n.)
a structure in the chloroplast of photosynthesizing cells, usu. one of an interconnected stack, having a pigmented membrane that is the site of photosynthesis.

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