amyloplast

noun
am·​y·​lo·​plast | \ ˈa-mə-(ˌ)lō-ˌplast How to pronounce amyloplast (audio) \

Definition of amyloplast

: a colorless plastid that forms and stores starch

First Known Use of amyloplast

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Amyloplast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amyloplast. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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amyloplast

noun
am·​y·​lo·​plast | \ ˈam-ə-lō-ˌplast How to pronounce amyloplast (audio) \

Medical Definition of amyloplast

: a colorless starch-forming plastid

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