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chro·mo·plast

(krō'mō-plast),
A plastid filled with carotenoid pigments.

chromoplast

(krō′mə-plăst′)
n.
A plastid that contains pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow or orange carotenoids.

chromoplast

see CHROMATOPHORE (1).
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Later on, from pollen mitosis, chloroplasts further develop into chromoplasts by accumulating plastoglobules in the stroma (F ig.
In the fruits and vegetables in which it is found, lycopene is naturally packaged in tiny structures called chromoplasts.
The carotenoids that impart yellow through orange colors are found within other small cell packets called chromoplasts.