Definitions for "Pyrenoid"
protein region inside chloroplast that accumulates carbohydrates
Cytoplasmic structure made of protein or appended to the chloroplasts in most phytoflagellates. They are associated with the formation or storage of polysaccharide food reserves (usually starch)(Steidinger & Tangen 1996).
proteinaceous region of chloroplast, sometimes the site of accumulation of carbohydrate reserves
A transparent body found in the chromatophores of certain Infusoria.