plastogene

noun plas·to·gene \ ˈplastəˌjēn \

Definition of plastogene

: a submicroscopic factor or determiner reported to be present in the plastids in plant cells and to influence physiological and hereditary phenomena of the plastids — compare gene, plasmagene, plasmon

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Origin and Etymology of plastogene

plasto- + -gene


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