mitochondrion Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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mitochondrionnoun [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 from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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