chromoplast definition

  • noun:
    • A plastid which contains pigments besides chlorophyll, generally yellow or orange carotenoids.
    • Any plastid for which a pigment is synthesized or stored
    • plastid containing pigments besides chlorophyll usually yellow or orange carotenoids
    • A plastid which has pigments besides chlorophyll, often yellow or orange carotenoids.
    • Any plastid where a pigment is synthesized or saved
    • plastid containing pigments other than chlorophyll typically yellowish or orange carotenoids

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