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

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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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