homoplast definition

  • noun:
    • one of many plastids creating the "idorgan" of Ernst Haeckel.
    • Among The plastids composing the idorgan of Haeckel; -- also referred to as homoörgan.
    • An organ or component matching in outside kind to some other, though of distinct nature.
    • whatever is homoplastic, as any aggregate or fusion of plastids: in opposition to alloplast.
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