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chromoplast

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noun chro·mo·plast \ˈkrō-mə-ˌplast\

Definition of chromoplast

  1. :  a colored plastid usually containing red or yellow pigment (as carotene)



Origin and Etymology of chromoplast

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1885


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chromoplast

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noun chro·mo·plast \ˈkrō-mə-ˌplast\

Medical Definition of chromoplast

  1. :  a colored plastid usually containing red or yellow pigment (as carotene)




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