Chromoplastid
Chromoplastid Chro`mo*plas"tid, n. [Gr. ? + E. plastid.] (Bot.) A protoplasmic granule of some other color than green; -- also called {chromoleucite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • chromoplastid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|plastə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chrom + plastid; originally formed as German chromoplastid : chromoplast 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromoplastid — A pigmented plastid, containing chlorophyll, formed in certain protozoans. [chromo + G. plastos, formed, + id (2)] * * * chro·mo·plas·tid (kro″mo plasґtid) [chromo + plastid] any pigment producing plastid other than a chloroplast …   Medical dictionary

  • chromoplastid — chro·mo·plas·tid …   English syllables

  • chromoleucite — Chromoplastid Chro mo*plas tid, n. [Gr. ? + E. plastid.] (Bot.) A protoplasmic granule of some other color than green; also called {chromoleucite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chromoleucite — Chro mo*leu cite, n. [Gr. ? color + E. leucite.] (Bot.) A chromoplastid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromoplast — A plastid filled with carotenoid pigments. * * * chro·mo·plast krō mə .plast n a colored plastid usu. containing red or yellow pigment (as carotene) * * * chro·mo·plast (kroґmo plast) chromoplastid …   Medical dictionary

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