Homoplast
Homoplast Hom"o*plast, n. (Biol.) One of the plastids composing the idorgan of Haeckel; -- also called homo["o]rgan. [1913 Webster]

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  • homoplast — n. [Gr. homos, same; plastos, formed] An idorgan composed of similar plastids; see alloplast …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homoplast — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homoorgan — Ho mo*[ o]r gan [Homo + organ.] Same as {Homoplast}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alloplast — n. [Gr. allos, other; plassein, to mold] A cell organelle composed of more than one kind of tissue; see homoplast …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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