amyloplast etymology

English word amyloplast comes from English -plast, English amylo-

Detailed word origin of amyloplast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-plast English (eng) A plastid. A small body, structure, particle, or granule, especially of living matter.
amylo- English (eng)
amyloplast English (eng) (biology) A specialized leucoplast responsible for the storage of amylopectin through the polymerization of glucose.

Words with the same origin as amyloplast

Descendants of -plast
alloplast arthroplast autoplast axoplast bdelloplast bioplast blepharoplast chloroplast chromoplast cytoplast ectoplast endoplast iridoplast karyoplast kinetoplast leucoplast mesoplast monoplast osteoplast phragmoplast phycoplast spheroplast tonoplast trophoplast
Descendants of amylo-
amylocaine amylolysis amylomaltase amylopectin