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?

thylakoid(Noun)
a folded membrane within plant chloroplasts from which grana are made, used in photosynthesis

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