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noun - plural: leucoplasts

  1. [biology] An organelle found in certain plant cells, a non-pigmented category of plastid with various biosynthetic functions.


  1. Leucoplast: Leucoplasts are a category of plastid and as such are organelles found in plant cells. They are non-pigmented, in contrast to other plastids such as the chloroplast.
    • also known as 白色體
  2. leucoplast is a gene ontology group, gene group.

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Google previewCell Components (2012)

by Hans-Ferdinand Linskens, John F. Jackson

Leucoplasts Leucoplast is a general descriptive term indicating a lack of plastid pigmentation. No functional significance is implicit in this term. In contrast to proplastids, leucoplasts are larger, mature, and metabolically specialized.

Google previewHong Kong DSE Biology Critical Guide (Yellowreef) (2013)

by Thomas Bond, Chris Hughes

(Leucoplast is a starch storage plastid that is non-pigmented.) Structure: Lens- shaped Double-membrane bound organelle. Thylakoid is a flattened disc-like sac. The lumen of thylakoids is inter-connected. Thylakoids stack to form a ...

Google previewMCQs BIOLOGY (2006)

by Daman Saluja, Saluja

The leucoplast is a colourless plastid. It is commonly found in those cells, which are not exposed to light. It stores food. 7. The biotic components of forest ecosystem are primary consumers, secondary consumers, tertiary consumers and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

leucoplast. Any *plastid in plant cells that contains no pigment and is therefore colourless. Leucoplasts are usually found in tissues not normally exposed to light and frequently contain reserves of starch, protein, or oil. Compare ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

leucoplast. 818 cause a gun, firework, or bomb to fire or explode. let on informal 1 divulge information. 2 pretend. let someone out release someone from obligation or suspicion. let something out 1 utter a sound or cry. 2 make a garment looser ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

a, An eccentric grain, with the bulk of the leucoplast on one end ; b, a younger stage of the some. ish, rarely irregular. Structurally it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

A leucoplast or colourless starch-forming granule in plants (bot.). amyloplastid, — amyloplast. amylum (äm'llüm) я. [L. amylum, starch.] Starch. anabiosis (än'äblö' sls) я. [Gk. ana, up ; bios, life.] Resuscitation after apparent death ; power of ...

Google previewThe Firefly Visual Dictionary (2002)

by Jean Claude Corbeil, Ariane Archambault

vacuole Golgi apparatus mitochondrion leucoplast • - в • chloroplast .. plasmodesma .. endoplasmic reticulum ..pore nucleus nuclear envelope nucleolus lichen structure of a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

LEUCOPLAST. Colourless plastid (q.v.) in which starch is deposited; found in plant tissues not normally exposed to light. LIANES. Climbing plants found in tropical forests, with long, woody, rope-like stems of anomalous structure. LXCHENES.

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Involucre Irregular flower Isodiametric Leaf Leucoplast Light exposure (Plant) Ligule Lipoprotein Loculus “Long-Day” species ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Biology (1999)

by Poonam Dr. Jain

LEUCOPLAST: Colourless plastid found in plants that are not exposed to sunlight. LEUKAEMIA: Increased number or overproduction of myeloid tissue and granulated 56.

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Leucoplast A non -pig merited plastid; capable of developing into a chromoplast.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

elaioplast A leucoplast that stores oils. elaiosome A structure containing oil ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

A colorless plastid (leucoplast) storing lipids (fats or oils). elaiosome See oil. elater One of many elongated spirally thickened cells that are formed ...

Google previewDictionary of plant sciences (including horticulture) (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Leucoplast. A colourless plastid in which starch is frequently formed. Leunaphos. A trade name for a series of concentrated fertilizer materials formerly made in Germany containing nitrogen and ...

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