-plast

noun combining form

Definition of -plast

  1. :  organized particle or granule :  cell chromoplast

Origin and Etymology of -plast

French -plaste thing molded, from Late Latin -plastus, from Greek -plastos, from plastos molded, from plassein


Medical Dictionary

-plast

noun combining form \ˌplast\

Medical Definition of -plast

  1. :  organized particle or granule :  cell chloroplast


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