Medical Dictionary


noun ki·neto·plast \kə-ˈnet-ə-ˌplast, kī-\

Medical Definition of KINETOPLAST

:  an extranuclear DNA-containing organelle of kinetoplastid protozoans that is usually found in an elongated mitochondrion located adjacent to the basal body
ki·neto·plas·tic \-ˌnet-ə-ˈplas-tik\ adjective


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