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English definition of “mitochondrion”


noun [C]  /ˌmɑɪ·t̬əˈkɑn·dri·ən/ (plural mitochondria  /ˌmɑɪ·t̬əˈkɑn·dri·ə/)
biology in a cell , a long or round structure found in the cytoplasm (= substance surrounding the central part ) that produces energy for the cell by changing food into a form it can use
(Definition of mitochondrion noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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