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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix A small body, structure, particle, or granule, especially of living matter; cell: chloroplast.

Etymologies

From Greek plastos, molded, from plassein, to mold; see pelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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