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IDIOBLAST (Gr. lbws, peculiar, and f3...

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 288 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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IDIOBLAST (Gr. lbws, peculiar, and f3Xavrbs, 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.
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