Meaning of “mitochondrion” in the 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

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