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proplastid

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noun pro·plas·tid \(ˌ)prō-ˈplas-təd\

Definition of proplastid

  1. :  a minute cytoplasmic body from which a plastid is formed



Origin of proplastid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1922


Medical Dictionary

proplastid

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noun pro·plas·tid \(ˈ)prō-ˈplas-təd\

Medical Definition of proplastid

  1. :  a minute cytoplasmic body from which a plastid is formed




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "proplastid"


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