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Idioblast

IDIOBLAST (Gr. Kios, peculiar, and /3XcKrr6s, a shoot), a botanical term for an individual cell which is distinguished by its shape, size or contents, such as the stone-cells in the soft tissue of a pear.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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