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idioblast

[id-ee-uh-blast] /ˈɪd i əˌblæst/
noun, Botany
1.
a cell that differs greatly from the surrounding cells or tissue.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; idio- + -blast
Related forms
idioblastic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for idioblastic

idioblast

/ˈɪdɪəʊˌblæst/
noun
1.
a plant cell that differs from those around it in the same tissue
Derived Forms
idioblastic, adjective
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