leucoplast


leu·co·plast

noun \ˈlü-kə-ˌplast\

Definition of LEUCOPLAST

:  a colorless plastid especially in the cytoplasm of interior plant tissues that is potentially capable of developing into a chloroplast

Origin of LEUCOPLAST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1886

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: leucoplastid
Previous Word in the Dictionary: leucophosphite
All Words Near: leucoplast

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up leucoplast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More