idioblast


id·i·o·blast

noun \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌblast\

Definition of IDIOBLAST

:  a plant cell (as a sclereid) that differs markedly from neighboring cells
id·io·blas·tic \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

Origin of IDIOBLAST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1822

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