proplastid

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pro·​plas·​tid | \ (ˌ)prō-ˈpla-stəd How to pronounce proplastid (audio) \

Definition of proplastid

: a minute cytoplasmic body from which a plastid is formed

First Known Use of proplastid

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for proplastid

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“Proplastid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proplastid. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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proplastid

noun
pro·​plas·​tid | \ (ˈ)prō-ˈplas-təd How to pronounce proplastid (audio) \

Medical Definition of proplastid

: a minute cytoplasmic body from which a plastid is formed

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