mitochondrial DNA

noun

Definition of mitochondrial DNA

  1. :  an extranuclear double-stranded DNA found exclusively in mitochondria that in most eukaryotes is a circular molecule and is maternally inherited —abbreviation mtDNA

1964

First Known Use of mitochondrial dna

1964


Medical Dictionary

mitochondrial DNA

noun

Medical Definition of mitochondrial DNA

  1. :  an extranuclear double-stranded DNA found exclusively in mitochondria that in most eukaryotes is a circular molecule and is maternally inherited—called also mtDNA


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