Pyrenoid



[pahy-ree-noid, pahy-ruh-noid] /paɪˈri nɔɪd, ˈpaɪ rəˌnɔɪd/

noun
1.
a spherical protein structure found within chloroplasts of certain algae and hornworts.
/ˈpaɪrəˌnɔɪd/
noun
1.
any of various small protein granules that occur in certain algae, mosses, and protozoans and are involved in the synthesis of starch

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