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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An organelle containing enzymes responsible for producing energy.

Usage examples (33)
  • See, the mitochondrion is a tiny cellular power-plant that converts organic materials into adenosine triphosphate!'
  • The mitochondrion is a tiny, membrane-enclosed "power plant" which generates the cell's supply of chemical energy (ATP).
  • We once worshipped the sun; now we praise the mitochondrion.
  • I think the amount of ATP made by a mitochondrion is whatever it is. for more
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