kinetoplast

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noun ki·net·o·plast \ kə-ˈne-tə-ˌplast , kī- \

Definition of kinetoplast

:a DNA-containing organelle especially of trypanosomes usually found in an elongated mitochondrian located adjacent to the basal body

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kinetoplast

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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

kinetoplastic

play \-ˌnet-ə-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

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