Altmann's granules

noun plural

Alt·​mann's granules ˈȯlt-mənz- How to pronounce Altmann's granules (audio) ˈält-ˌmänz- How to pronounce Altmann's granules (audio)
: minute granules in protoplasm once regarded as its ultimate formative units but now physically equated with mitochondria

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“Altmann's granules.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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