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Related to Leucoplasts: chromoplasts
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the colorless plastids found in the cells of most higher plants and a number of lower plants. Leucoplasts in which starch is stored are often called amyloplasts.
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