from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An organelle found within certain unicellular eukaryotes which lack mitochondria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cytology, a body formed from the spindle-fibers of the secondary spermatocytes, said to give rise to the middle-piece and tail envelop of the spermatozoön: probably equivalent to the ‘Nebenkern’ of La Valette St. George.


From mito- + -some. (Wiktionary)


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