idioblast etymology

English word idioblast comes from English -blast (An immature cell or tissue.), English idio- (Individuality, peculiarity, separateness.)

Detailed word origin of idioblast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-blast English (eng) An immature cell or tissue.
idio- English (eng) Individuality, peculiarity, separateness.
idioblast English (eng) (botany) An isolated specialised cell found in the midst of an otherwise homogeneous group of cells in plant tissue.

Words with the same origin as idioblast

Descendants of -blast
ameloblast ameloblastin ameloblastoma cardioblast cytotrophoblast embryoblast erythroblast haematoblast haemoblast hematoblast hepatoblastic hypoblastic leucoblast leukoblast macroblast megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic megaloblast monoblast odontoblast parablast retinoblast sarcoblast trophoblastic
Descendants of idio-
idioadaptive idiocentric idiochromatin idiochromosome idiocracy idiogenesis idioglossia idiogram idiographically idiography idiolect idiolectic idiomorph idiomuscular idiopathic idiopathy idiophase idiophone idiophonist idiosoma idiothermic idiotropic idiotype idioventricular