Definitions for "Thylakoid"
Flattened sac of membrane in a chloroplast that contains pigment and carries out the light-gathering reactions of photosynthesis. Stacks of thylakoids form the grana of chloroplasts.
A flattened sac within a chloroplast. The membranes of the numerous thylakoids contain all of the chlorophyll in a plant, in addition to the electron carriers of photophosphorylation. Thylakoids stack to form grana.
Photosynthetic lamella; the internal membrane of chloroplasts, with which chlorophyll is associated.