Chromoplast definition

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A plastid that contains pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow or orange carotenoids.
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A yellowish to reddish plastid containing carotenoids and found in the cytoplasm of many plant cells.
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A plastid that contains pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow or orange carotenoids.
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A plastid in plant cells that synthesizes and contains pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow or orange carotenoids.
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(biology) Any plastid in which a pigment is synthesized or stored.
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Noun

Singular:
chromoplast
Plural:
chromoplasts