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mitochondrionnoun [C]

uk   /ˌmaɪ.təˈkɒn.dri.ən/  us   /-t̬oʊˈkɑːn-/ (plural mitochondria ) specialized
in a cell, a long or round piece found in the cytoplasm (= a substance surrounding the nucleus) that produces energy for the cell by breaking down food
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