phaeoplast

noun

phae·​o·​plast
ˈfēəˌplast
plural -s
: one of the brownish chromatophores occurring in the brown algae compare rhodoplast

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary phaeo- + -plast

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“Phaeoplast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phaeoplast. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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